These are Kachinas in ritual ridiculous clown mode.
Known as Mudheads, they perform many strange antics from beneath their strange baked clay heads. See also the Koshare.
We really appreciate sacred spirits that don’t take themselves too seriously.
Koyemshi Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Koyemsi, Mudheads
Area or people: Pueblo (Hopi)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Laughter
Area of expertise: Humor, Humour, Laughter
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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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