Stetson Honyumptewa


Carved Cottonwood, 16 1/2" tall, Item No. 4435,

The Yung'a is appeared around the turn of the century. His primary function was that of the cleaning of springs which the Hopi people relied on for their source of water. His appearence is usually the Soyohim ceremony, but is most commonly seen through the carved dolls that many carvers create.