Friday, March 11, 2011

10th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace 2011

10th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace

When: Saturday, April 2
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission to the Marketplace is Free

Meet the Carvers • Live Music • Booksignings

More than 100 Hopi Katsina doll carvers will gather in Steele Auditorium at the Heard Museum, Phoenix to show and sell their unique carvings in both traditional and contemporary styles. Whether you’re a beginning or experienced katsina doll collector, attend the Marketplace to meet and purchase from the top established and emerging carvers.

This year’s signature carver, Nuvadi Dawahoya, will be presenting a two-piece set to be raffled entitled “Warrior’s Prayer.” Dawahoya’s concept for “Warrior’s Prayer” comes from the Hopi belief of praying for your wife and family’s continued prosperity before going off to war, using the pipe in the left hand during the prayer ceremony.

Enter the raffle and you could win "Warrior's Prayer" Katsina doll set by Nuvadi Dawahoya
photo by Craig Smith


Enjoy musical performances from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. by carver Ryon Polequaptewa.
Also, attend booksignings throughout the day and enter to win the signature katsina doll set and the event poster signed by all attending artists. Raffle tickets for "Warrior's Prayer" by Nuvadi Dawahoya are $2 each, or 6 for $10 (you need not be present to win).
Tickets may also be purchased in the shops or by calling 602.252.8344, ext 2.

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