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The Kachina, or rain deity, stands at the center of the Pueblo Indian religious experience. In the Pueblo belief, the kachina is responsible for the tribe's very survival, for without his intervention the crops will not grow, the cisterns will not be filled, the rivers will not flow.
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Polly Schaafsma is the author of Indian Rock Art of the Southwest (1986) and The Rock Art of Utah (Utah 1994). She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.Review:
... The articles are consistently good, the tone of each is thoughtful rather than argumentative, and the coverage is unusually broad. -- Ethnohistory
The state-of-the-art anthology on the anthropological understanding of kachina representations. -- American Anthropologist
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