• Description

    Shalakos are God's messengers who run back and forth all year long carrying messages as well as bringing moisture and rain when needed. The Shalako ceremony, performed in late November or early Decemer, is considered as the most important event of the year for the Zuni Indians of New Mexico. This Shalako carving consist of an Early Morning Singer Katsina and the Bear Katsina, which symbolized power, strength, courage and healing.

    Features Include:

    • Dimensions: 15" tall
    • Made by Hopi artist Sterling Francis Sr.

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SKU: Sterling Francis Sr.

Hopi Carved Shalako Dancer Morning Singer and Bear Katsina Sculpture by Sterling Francis Sr.