Hopi Long Hair Shalako Kachina Carving Sculpture
The Longhair appears at most Hopi Mesas and are one of the most popular Katsina. He wears his hair loose on his back to represent falling rain. Their purpose is to bring rain, and it is said that they seldom dance without the appearance of a soft gentle rain to help the crops grow. Hand carved from cottonwood by Ray Jose of the Hopi Tribe. Approximately 12 inches tall.