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Warrior Kachina embodies both male and female aspects

Image courtesy of
Prof. Richley Crapo

This kachina represents a warrior deity who embodies the spiritual power of both male and female, and is therefore, the most potent of warriors. One half of this kachina's hair is in a whirl worn by women, the other half in the falling style of a man. Warrior maiden wears the clothing of a woman and carries the war implements of a male.
Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Warrior Kachina. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/warrior_maiden_JPG.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License