Zuni Fetishes: History, Legend, and Purpose

  When it comes to Zuni fetishes, “more than meets the eye” only begins to scratch the surface of all that lies behind these beautiful Native American carvings.  In fact, the stories and history behind fetishes extend far beyond what many view as just a stone carving of an
Posted: May 24, 2019 By:

Carved Stone Fetishes and Their Meanings

  Native American fetishes are hand-carved objects, believed to represent the spirits of animals or the forces of nature. For thousands of years, Native Americans have used fetishes in an effort to master the arbitrary and unpredictable forces beyond their control.  Following is a list of the most common
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Native American Carved Stone Fetishes and Their Meanings

Native American Indians have used stone fetishes throughout recorded history; particularly those of the Southwest.  These stone fetishes represent the spirits of animals or the forces of nature and are most often used in an effort to master the arbitrary and unpredictable forces beyond their control. Fetishes may be
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Native American Indian Fetishes: Importance and Creation

  You may have seen them around our store—small animal figurines carved out of stone. Some have precious stone inlay, others have feathers or arrows tied to them. These beautiful, precious carvings are called fetishes and, like kachina dolls, these hand-made pieces come from a spiritually-significant form of
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