Broadface by Quinston Taylor
This katsina doll is carved by Quinston Taylor from Kykotsmovi.
Quinston took great care in the feather work and painting. This is a beautiful Broad Face katsina.
He is 7 1/2 inches to the top of his head and 9 inches overall.
Wuyak-taywa (Wuyak-kuita) is the Broad Face kachina. He is one of many guard katsinam. Wuyak-taywa has several roles as a guard. As a group, they prevent Hee-e-e (Warrior Woman) from getting too close to the kivas during the Paalölöqng Ceremony.