Morning Singer Hopi Kachina - Item #SWT-1142 SHIPPING INCLUDED
"Morning Singer" Hopi Kachina by Artist, Nate Jacob. The Hopi name for this Kachina is "Talavai". Hopi Kachinas are carved from the dried root of the Cottonwood Tree. Morning Singer Kachina (Talavai) represents early morning or dawn because he appears at dawn during the Bean Dance (Powamuya) and announces news. He sings songs to wake the village while passing out bean sprouts for the people to eat. This Kachina is signed by the artist on the bottom.
Dimensions 7 1/2” tall, 4” wide at base