Paiyakamu/Koshare Kachina by Sterling MacRae

Paiyakamu/Koshare Kachina
by Sterling MacRae

Price: $5,750.00

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.

The Koshare kachinas are both sacred and wicked, and their actions are considered humorous and exaggerated. Koshare Clown kachinas are often shown with watermelons or other objects that poke fun at human nature.

About Sterling MacRae

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