White-Bear’s Drawings of Kachinas

Whitebear's Drawings of Kachinas

Whitebear's Drawings of Kachinas

Whitebear's Drawings of Kachinas

Whitebear's Drawings of Kachinas

Whitebear's Drawings of Kachinas

In 1903 a Hopi man named Kutcahanauu or White-Bear was hired by an anthropologist to draw images of a nice load of kachinas. I’ve always thought the Hopi were really keyed into some seriously kick-butt graphic and geometric design sensibilities and really cool creature designs. As the source article for these images explains on The Public Domain Review, the selection of these spirit beings varied among each of the Hopi and Pueblo communities, so the kachina designs and their specific powers were plentiful.

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