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P5173839  Hopi Katsina - Longhair - Bringer of the Gentle Rain
17-MAY-2011

P5173839 Hopi Katsina - "Longhair - Bringer of the Gentle Rain"

Made by James Poley, our Road Scholar leader. This katsina is sporting the traditional man's square cut hairstyle.
Here is a good explanation of the katsina dolls' functions: http://www.toh-atin.com/articles/the-original-katsina-dolls
...and here is an artistry telling your more about them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ2B6A13ayw
...and in this one you can see where Star Wars' Princess Leia's hairstyle originated! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR6JRmaxPJY


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Olympus E-PL1
1/80s f/4.0 at 19.0mm iso1000 full exif

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