Poliimana; Butterfly Maiden Katsina

 

 

Poliimana is a young maiden who wears a carved and painted tableta with butterfly and rain cloud designs and who belongs to both a family of Matrons and an Insect family. She appears during the Night Dances with her Butterfly Man (Poliitaqa) and other girls who look like butterflies. (985-27-10/59050)

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