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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Fetiches of the Zuni and of the Navaho

 
 
Zuni Fetiches

Illustrations

Zuni Philosophy

Zuni Divisions of Supernatural Beings

The 'Zuni Iliad'

Prey God Fetiches

The Drying of the World

"...that ye may not be evil unto men, but that ye may be a great good unto them, have we changed you into rock everlasting..."

Power of the Fetiches

Prey God Fetiches of the Six Regions

Prey God Fetiches of the Hunt

The Mountain Lion Fetiches of the Chase

Coyote ~ Hunter God of the West

Coyote Fetiches of the Chase

Wild Cat Fetiches of the Chase

Wild Cat ~ Hunter God of the South

The Wolf ~ Hunter God of the East

Wolf Fetiches of the Chase

Eagle Fetiches of the Chase

Their Relative Values

Top:  Zuni Mole and Ground-Owl Fetiches
Bottom:  Navaho Phallic Fetiches of the Flock

"In relationship by blood... the yellow Mountain Lion is accounted older brother of the blue, red, white, spotted, and black Mountain Lions..."

Prey Gods of the Priesthood of the Bow

Shield and Fetich of the Priesthood of the Bow, with Thunderbird Figure

Shield and Fetich of the Priesthood of the Bow, with Serpents

Fetiches of Navaho Origin ~ Pony, Sheep

Navaho Amulets and Charms
 

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