Pawtiwa

 

Pawtiwa also came from Zuni, where he is the sun god and a katsina chief. In Hopi ceremonies, Pawtiwa plays only a minor role performing in January with other katsinam who come from other pueblos. In one village, Sichmovi, he goes to every kiva to announce the katsinam's return to the fourth world. Usually he has no specific function other than helping to bring rain and mist. (45-25-10/28877)

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