Hopi Long Hair Katsina by Michael Kanteena (#07)

11" tall


Michael Kanteena is an award-winning potter from Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. Michael is best known for his pottery inspired by Chaco, Mesa Verde, and other Ancestral Pueblo pottery. In this case, Michael has sculpted a Long Hair Katsina inspired by historic dolls. The Long Hair Katsinas sing a melodious song, and their purpose is to attract moisture and bring about the fruition of crops to sustain the people.