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Snow Maiden Kachina by Lee Socyma, Hopi

Regular price $225.00 Sale

Crow Mother Kachina with Kiva Scenes
Lee Sockyma, Hopi
cottonwood root, pigment, feathers
6.25" high x 2.5" wide x 2" deep

Snow Maiden (Qotsa Mana or Nuvak'chin Mana) is most often seen accompanying Hemis Katchina during the Home Dance (Niman) Ceremony. She represents the snow and is one of the rasping Katsinam as well. Her presence is a prayer for the coming cold weather, for snow to fall over the winter so that in the springtime there will be moisture in the land for planting.