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Fetishes
 
Alligator


Hand carved, going back to, the 1930's these animals were part of the Zuni work.


Flying Lizard


The flying lizard strikes!


Eagle


Carried by hunters to improve their chances with small game.


Lizard Family


Still part of the Zuni culture, though not a fetish.


Rattlesnake


Sanke fetishes are associated with lightning.


Lizard


Carved from bone the lizard is part of the Zuni mythology.


Scorpion


Not a fetish, however a good luck charm none the less.


Buffalo


Used to increase the numbers of each animal, so that there is enough to eat.


Frog


The frog is the rain-bringing fetish.


Horn Lizard


Though not considered a true fetish, lizards are part of the Zuni mythology.


Bear


The bear is considered one of the main fetishes.


Turtle


The association of rain-bringer can be attributed to the turtle.


Rabbit


Used to help catch these animals, a rabbit fetish is depicted at right.


Lizard


Soap stone lizard symbol.


Frog


The rain-bringing fetish.





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