"Navuk" Prickly Pear Cactus Wall Doll Kachina, by Wilmer Kaye

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Prickly Pear Cactus Kachina Wall Doll

  • 7 1/2 inches tall
  • 4 inches at widest

Navuk-china is an old Kachina who appears in the Mixed dances of the Hopi. The cactus that he represents was used as food. He is sometimes accompanied by his sister kachina Navuk-chin Mana, the Snow Maiden.

Wilmer Kaye, Hopi, Arizona/New Mexico