Kachina Navajo "Red Tail Hawk"
Kachina "Red Tail Hawk", handmade and signed by a navajo artist. Unique piece. Height 26cm. Origin Arizona, USA.
The Red Tail Hawk functions as a kind of guardian, supposed to prevent any intrusion of a place or a ceremony. In groups with other guards or warriors, they surround the more sacred Kachinas like a small but fierce army of fearsome creatures.