11 by 14 Matted Print
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
A Moon Katsina, a spirit from outer space. Muuyawu is an important deity in the Hopi religion, a spirit who guards people at night and provides special lunar messages for phases of Hopi ceremonies. Muuyawu assists in maintaining a balance in the universe.
Katsinam are benevolent spirits that bring ceremonies to the Hopi. These rituals are woven throughout the year until their return to the spirit world. They represent many roles, from warriors, animals, plants and elements such as rain and stars. As a bridge between this world and the spiritual, they are a reminder of how life should be lead.
This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.
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Artwork is printed on heavy weight acid free matte paper using archival ink that is smudge, fade and water resistant. As in any artwork, please keep out direct sunlight. Print is matted with bevel cut buffered-pH neutral matte board and backed with acid free 100% recycled board. Art framed in matte board measures 11 by 14 inches (27.9 by 35.5 cm) and packaged in a clear resealable envelope.
Frame shows the display possibilities and is not included. Print will fit a standard frame size.