Cow by Jaylen Takala
This katsina doll is carved by Jaylen Takala from Bacavi.
He is 7 1/4 inches tall to the top of his head and 9 3/4 inches tall overall.
This is a very nice carving of the cow katsina.
Wakaskatsina is a Cow katsina. The male Wakaskatsina is an animal spirit messenger to the rain gods. His song is a prayer for plentiful animal life, and symbolic of their self-sacrifice as food supply to sustain life.