Ang-Ak-Chin Kachina by Sterling MacRae

Ang-Ak-Chin Kachina
by Sterling MacRae

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About the kachina

Kachinas are given in hope of future wealth and wellbeing, and are often used teaching tool the next generation. These figures bridge young and old, as well as teach non-natives about the spiritual world. Each year, Kachinas come to bring life and renewal, when they return to the spiritual world they take the prayers of the native people with them.

Ang-Ak-Chin, the long-haired kachina is an ancient one from the Hopi pueblo, and it is said that when he dances, a gentle rain usually falls. This Kachina features beautiful detailed painting and carving from top to bottom.

About Sterling MacRae

Being of Hopi decent, this carver has won numerous awards.