Scorpion by Darion Kootswatewa
This katsina doll is carved by Darion Kootswatewa.
He is 8 1/2 inches tall overall.
The throwing stick is in his hand versus painted on his forehead. This is what makes this doll so unique.
Putskòomoktaqa is the Scorpion or throwing stick man. He is a runner katsina. He carries a fake rabbit stick and may throw it to distract a challenger. He gets his name Scorpion because the tip of scorpion’s tail acts as its own running stick.