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a masked dancer during a Pueblo religious ceremony who is thought to embody some particular spirit

a deified spirit of the Pueblo people

a carved doll wearing the costume of a particular Pueblo spirit

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The seller of the latter says: "This auction is for an unusual primitive Native American Kachina doll.
The Hopi Arts and Crafts Guild now has a membership of several hundred silversmiths, basketweavers, potters, textile workers and Kachina doll carvers.
The students could make a kachina doll that embodied what our class meant to them.
This New Mexico-based gift basket company specializes in offering unique and authentic Southwestern items such as blue corn chips and chile pistachios, red and green chile salsa, bizcochitos--the official state cookie--and a Native American handcrafted kachina doll.
However, eBay has featured two highly collectable ceramic Easter eggs by Kim Vallo, an Acoma artist, and a clown Kachina doll holding and painting an Easter egg by Neil David, Sr.
Children from 3 to 14 will be able to learn about and create a weaving or kachina doll, or create designs that interweave corn, squash and beans.
Hopi Indian Kachina Doll Sculpture: Its Sources and Influences.
Season's Greetings had Jack Spratt, Kachina Doll and Secret Index behind when winning a Listed race at Chantilly last month, and she is weighted to confirm the form.
KACHINA DOLL booked her ticket for Royal Ascot with a runaway victory at Bath yesterday.
Kachina Doll booked her ticket for Royal Ascot with a runaway victory in the European Breeders Fund Trowbridge Novice Stakes.
It most resembles a kachina doll, a very simplified block figure--Benglis describes its eyes, ears, and mouth by no more than sticking her fingers an inch or two straight into the clay.
Pirkko Karjalainen of Nokia's Ventures Organization accepted the specially commissioned, authentic hand-carved Kachina doll award.
Activities will include creating a kachina doll, making designs with the Zia Symbol or interwoven corn, squash and beans and painting landscapes or personal petroglyphs.
at San Siro yesterday but Kachina Doll could only finish fourth.
But it could prove to be a good race, with Kachina Doll, who was well down the field, improving well to win at Windsor last night.