Hopi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Hopi people

KOSHARE

Hopi/Keres legendary event

Also known as Kashare, Koshari, Kushali, Kushapatshikan

Send in the Divine Clowns

These are Kachinas of slapstick ceremonies – divine clowns who are let loose at important rituals with much physical shenanigans and tent-shaking.

Beyond punishment, they are outrageous and great fun. We feel that they ought to be more freely available to attend religious rites overladen with pomposity.

Divine clown have a long and noble tradition of behaving with extreme silliness. See also their crazy cousins the Koyemshi.

Koshare Facts and Figures

Name: Koshare
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kashare, Koshari, Kushali, Kushapatshikan

Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Type: legendary event
Area or people: Pueblo (Hopi/Keres)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1186

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Article last revised on October 22, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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