Navajo Made Bear Kachina Doll
The Bear (Hon) Kachina appears in the Mixed Dance. This great and powerful leader possesses spiritual strength used to protect and cure the sick through his knowledge of roots and herbs. The Bear Kachina is considered to be the number two healer for the people. The Bear symbolizes power, strength, courage, wisdom and healing. Only the Badger Kachina has more power for healing.
This Navajo Kachina is authenticated by the artist’s signature on the bottom of the stand.