Ka’e Katsina – Corn Dancer Kachina doll
Carved wood (cottonwood root), pigments and feathers
Height: 9 ¾ in. – 25 cm
Ex collection Nancy Prince, Maine, USA
Ex collection Virginia Chapman, USA
This is a colorful variant of the Corn Dancer Katsina. Ka’e is one of the Flower Kachinas (Tusak Katsinam). The Ka’e dancer is celebrated and well-loved for his songs and dances. This Kachina spirit invokes the elements to make corn harvests fruitful.