The Study of Humankind. Fetishes may be dusted with a soft, dry cloth. East East is associated with the color white and the wolf. He built a room mansion and filled it with Western art, Native American artifacts, and early Hollywood memorabilia. What creature does it represent? Turquoise, coral, and amber are usually more expensive than more common dolomite, serpentine, jet or antler. This red bobcat with its short tail is associated with the southern direction.
Boyd Walker was a professor of Ichthyology at UCLA, whose great interest in fetish carving led to his observation of the rapid and fascinating changes in Zuni fetish carving tradition in the late 20th century.
06 - Zuni Fetishes
Down This black mole is associated with the underground or downward direction. A good book for photographs of fetish necklaces, contemporary fetishes, old fetishes. Zunis believe that animals, as well as inanimate objects and the forces of nature, have a spirit force, which can either help or hurt man. What creature does it represent? The Great Spirit sent a bolt of lightning that turned all man-eating animals into stone. The leather sinew or feathers on the bundles should be kept dry or they may stretch or deteriorate.