Wupamo'katsina; Long Mouth Katsina

 

Wupamo´katsina is a chief katsina or Mongkatsina with leadership duties and responsibilities. A guard who supervises the Whipper katsinam, he is also in charge of cleaning the streets and kivas before ceremonies. During Powamuya, he keeps people off the procession route. He moves very quickly, using yucca whips to correct the behavior of the Mudhead katsinam. (45-25-10/28901)

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