Buffalo Maiden katsina by Randy Brokeshoulder (Hopi) — note all of the fine details and painting. Hand carved of cottonwood root, traditional mineral pigments. Pattern on manta has one raincloud and one butterfly on bottom. Approx. 18″ tall from foot to feather; 8″ wide.
Randy is of Hopi, Navajo, and Shawnee heritage. He is the great grandson of carver Guy Maktima and the son of carver Nick Brokeshoulder and Sharon Brokeshoulder.
Randy is currently enrolled full-time at the University of New Mexico. His major is elementary education. After he graduates, he would like to teach Native children. He was the first student selected...read more