Supai Uncle Kachina by Thomas Takala, Hopi cottonwood, pigment 14" high x 7" wide x 7" deep
The Supai Singer Kachina varies from mesa to mesa. When they dance, they represent the Hopi neighbors to the west, the Havasupai Indians. This Kachina is a reminder of the traditional songs, and of being a person of your word and not betraying your friends.
This Supai Singer is an Uncle to the Longhair (Morzhivozi or Saana) Kachinas, and is a Line Dancer who appears with the Longhaired Katsinam.