Koo'awkatsina

 

 

Koo´awkatsina is one of the most ancient Hopi katsinam. This older version, with a green mask and chevrons colored red, black, yellow, performed for the last time in Musangnuvi in 1914. The face paint represents rain, which is symbolized by the cloud or rainbow symbols on his forehead. He wears an eagle down and parrot feathers on his head that represent clouds. Flat dolls represent children of katsinam and are given to infants. (985-27-10/58965)

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