Artist: Navajo carver Dora Deen Frank
Medium: Cottonwood root with leather sashes, fringe on moccasins, fur and feather wings and head dress, turquoise leather band tied across forehead, painted leather skirt
Size: 2 1/8" round cottonwood base/ 4 1/2" H x 2 3/4" Deep x 4" Across
The Hawk Kachina is similar to the Eagle Kachina and appears in the early Spring dances. It duplicates the actions of the birds and is a prayer for an increase in hawks, It is also known as a Messenger Kachina.