Hand carved, going back to, the 1930's these animals were part of the Zuni work.
The flying lizard strikes!
Carried by hunters to improve their chances with small game.
Still part of the Zuni culture, though not a fetish.
Sanke fetishes are associated with lightning.
Carved from bone the lizard is part of the Zuni mythology.
Not a fetish, however a good luck charm none the less.
Used to increase the numbers of each animal, so that there is enough to eat.
The frog is the rain-bringing fetish.
Though not considered a true fetish, lizards are part of the Zuni mythology.
The bear is considered one of the main fetishes.
The association of rain-bringer can be attributed to the turtle.
Used to help catch these animals, a rabbit fetish is depicted at right.
Soap stone lizard symbol.
The rain-bringing fetish.
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