Jonathan Day gives the reader an in-depth look at the differences between contemporary kachina dolls made for collectors and traditional kachina dolls made for ceremonial use. With a glimpse into the lives of the carvers, this book explains the cultural significance of the kachina and the popularity of collecting traditional-style dolls. The ninety color photographs and intimate interveiws with the artists will take the reader into an art form that celebrates the cultural depths of the Hopi.
Northland Publishing, 2000
Paperback, 121 pages