Kachina painting is an abstraction of Kachinas. Since the Kachinas are sacred to the Hopi Indians, I do not wish to portray them in a manner that would be disrespectful. The Hopi people believe there are two forms of everything: physical and spiritual. There was a time when the Hopi were starving and the Kachinas took pity on them and materialized in human form. The Kachina lived among the Hopi, but they returned to the sacred San Francisco Mountain when they saw how their presence interfered with Hopi life. The Kachinas return each year to instruct the Hopi, and particularly to educate the children. There are over 300 Kachinas and representational carvings of many can be found. The Grandmother Kachina is the mother of all Kachinas and appears only at the most sacred of ceremonies. The Chief Kachina is the oldest and most sacred of all Kachinas. Carvers usually do not make images of the Chief Kachnia because of his power.
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36" x 12" Acrylic on Canvas