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X68.161 Tihu

Object Name: Tihu of Hooli Katsina (Little Brother of the Eagle)
Artist: Grandfather of David Monongye
Cultural Group: Hopi peoples
Place of Origin: Hotevilla, Arizona
Date: Circa 1900
Materials Used: Wood, feather, paint, string
Dimensions: H: 22.8 cm, W: 8.6 cm, D: 6.7 cm (H: 8.9 in, W: 3.4 in, D: 2.6 in)
Credit line and Accession Number: Museum purchase. X68.161

The term ”Hooli” refers to the priest who makes promises to the Katsinam on behalf of the people. He expresses words of gratitude and praise to the spirits.

Gallery text, Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives, 2006

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