Navajo Yei Bichei by Orlan Honyumptewa
This is carved by Orlan Honyumptewa from Moenkopi.
It is 4" tall and 5" overall.
Yeii Bicheii is a Hopi interpretation of a Navajo messenger to the rain gods. His face has a corn plant painted on it. The colorful neck represents the clouds. This katsina performs with the other Tasavkatsinam which are the Hopi’s homage to the Navajo.