Horse Training, Horse Care, and Riding Books and Videos from Cherry Hill at   Home | BooksArticles | Shopping | View Cart | Contact | Site Map | Search  

Zuni Fetishes and Carvings

Animal Powers   

  2008 Cherry Hill   Copyright Information

Various animals and figures are used for particular purposes as they represent certain powers.

Zuni Eagle Fetish Carving
Eagle -
Spirit, Vision, Truth, a link to the Great Spirit
Zuni Bear Fetish Carving
Bear -
Soul Strength, Power from Within, Introspection, Healing.
Zuni Mountain Lion Fetish Carving
Wolf - Teacher, Pathfinder, Clarity, Survival
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Mountain Lion - Leadership, Protection for Travelers and Success for Hunters
Zuni  Badger Fetish Carving
Badger - Aggressiveness, Perseverance
Zuni  Badger Fetish Carving
Mole - The Protector of the Underworld and Crops, Awareness, Introspection
Zuni  horse Fetish Carving
Horse - Power of Healing, Strength, Partnership
Zuni  Snake Fetish Carving
Snake - Transmutation: Life, Death, Rebirth; also very connected to lightning and important in Zuni ceremonies
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Corn Maiden - Strength, wisdom, creation - Life itself
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Butterfly - Beauty, Transformation, Change
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Turtle - Longevity, Tenacity, Oldest symbol of Mother Earth
Zuni  Coyote Fetish Carving
Coyote - Master Trickster, Laughter, Humor, Foolishness
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Rabbit - Gentleness, Innocence, Virtue, Serenity, Fertility
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Buffalo - Prophecy and Fulfillment
Zuni  Beaver Fetish Carving
Beaver - Diligence, Family Unity
Zuni  Fox Fetish Carving
Fox - Camouflage, Clever, Loyal
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Owl - Guardian and protector of the Home, True Wisdom, Ability to see what others cannot
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Frog - Invokes the spirits to bring Rain, Luck and Fertility
Deer - Grace, Agility and Speed
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Otter - Female side, Laughter, Curiosity
Dog - Loyalty, True Friend
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Raven - Magic, Mystery, Shift in Consciousness
Mouse - Scrutiny, Attention to detail
Squirrel - Gathering, Planning
Zuni  Bobcat Fetish Carving
Bobcat (Lynx) - Clairvoyance, Secret-Keeper
Spider - Creativity
Zuni, Navajo
Animal Carvings
For Sale

1 - Old and New

2 - How Fetishes are Made

3 - Animal Powers

4 - Uses

5 - Types of Fetishes 

6 - Six Directions

7 - Care and Feeding

8 - Habit Forming


Native American Jewelry and Fetish Carving Books
Zuni Fetish Books

Home | BooksArticles | Shopping | View Cart | Contact | Site Map | Search

  2008 Cherry Hill   Copyright Information