Ray Manley's Hopi Kachinas [oversized Pictorial Folio of Dolls, Full Color Native American Hand Made Doll Art, Navajo Indians, Traditional folklore Art pieces]

Clara Lee Tanner / Ray Manley Photography Inc

Published by Ray Manley Prhotogaphy Inc, Interior Clean and Unmarked
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Paperback : soft cover edition in good plus condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. Some minor bumping or creases. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make an ideal gift for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. About: Hopi katsina figures (Hopi language: tithu or katsintithu) are figures carved, typically from cottonwood root, by Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about katsinas or katsinam, the immortal beings that bring rain, control other aspects of the natural world and society, and act as messengers between humans and the spirit World Hopi people live primarily on three mesas in Northeastern Arizona, about 70 miles from Flagstaff, Arizona. In Hopi cosmology, the majority of kastinas reside on the Humphreys Peak, approximately 60 miles west of Hopiland. Each year, throughout the period from winter solstice to mid-July, these spirits, in the form of katsinas, come down to the villages to dance and sing, to bring rain for the upcoming harvest, and to give gifts to the Children. Size: Collecting Antiques / History / Retail / Catalogs. Bookseller Inventory # 5030041

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Title: Ray Manley's Hopi Kachinas [oversized ...

Publisher: Ray Manley Prhotogaphy Inc, Interior Clean and Unmarked

Binding: Soft Cover / Large

Illustrator: Full Color Illustrations

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Book Type: Doll Collecting / History

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