Crow Mother Kachina Doll, by Bradford Kaye, Hopi

Crow Mother Kachina Doll

Crow Mother (Tumas) is considered the eldest Female and the Mother of all Kachinas; she appears for children's initiations into their Societies, and at the morning ceremony of Powamu. She will lead all other kachinas bearing her basket of bean sprouts and corn kernels to set the cycle of new planting into motion.

Cottonwood Root and Acrylic Paint

  • 11" h overall
  • base is 4" diameter

Bradford Kaye, Hopi, Arizona