Hopi Mountain Sheep Katsina Doll
In 2003, he entered his work in the Heard Museum annual show and it won Best of Show, which then sold for $20,000 to the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
He won many awards including being designated an “Arizona Living Treasure,” in 2005.
Animal Katsinas have the power to strengthen the chance of abundant animals for hunting season. Hunting animals for the Hopi is not a sport but a necessity for provisions for the winter. There are Katsinas representing Deer, Antelope, Rams and other hunt animals. This Katsina doll represents the Mountain Sheep or Ram Katsina.
Free-standing with flat backside