Hilili by YeaMu Honlestewa

$ 75.00

This katsina doll is carved by Yea Mu Honlestewa from Second Mesa.

He is 7 inches tall to the top of his head and 8 1/2 inches tall overall.

Hiilili is a whipper katsina, guard or security figure whose family appears during the Powamuya, Angk’wa and the summer day katsina dances. Dressed in the Snake Dancer‘s costume, he is a very spirited dancer. The Koyemsimu sing to them when they perform in group dances during Angk'wa.

Hiilili vary a great deal and are very collectable for this reason.


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