The Warrior Dancer Kachina Doll acts as a policeman, and is important for functions before and during war. He’e’e, the Warrior Maiden Kachina, represents a warrior spirit. It can appear as a man dressed in women’s clothes or a woman with a man’s tools. The Warrior Maiden kachina is a potent warrior, and during the Pachavu Ceremony, she leads the group of fearsome warrior kachinas in a battle to protect the line of dancers.
This piece is part of a private collection.
- Tribe: Navajo
- Artist: S.B.
- Height: 10.5″
- Age: Contemporary
- Materials: Wood, Suede, Felt, Rabbit Fur, Bird Feathers