11 by 14 inches matted print
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
With a distinctly black and white striped body, The Koshari amuse people with their comical antics - playing tug of war with the children, making fun of current events, but also using humor to demonstrate the improper way of life. In the end, the Katsinam come to remind the Koshari to live in humility - Naokiwqatsi. Often the Koshari visit during summer when the Katsinam travel to the Hopi villages to perform ceremonies in the plaza.
Katsinam are benevolent spirits that bring their ceremonies to the Hopi. These ceremonies are woven throughout the year until their return to the spirit world. Katsinam represent many roles, from warriors, animals, plants and elements such as rain and stars. As a bridge between this world and the spirit, they are a reminder of how life should be lead.
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Artwork is printed on heavy weight acid free 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.