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people buy fetishes for various reasons.
represent a way in which Native peoples use a symbolic piece of artwork to help
them with life. Non-native American people
have long looked to the ways of Native Americans for inspiration, wisdom and healing.
Fetishes traditionally have been used to help Native peoples with hunting, farming,
fertility, disease cures, and to keep away evil.
can be used to help one focus, meditate or to deal with grief and commemorate
the loss of a loved one or being.
are beautiful and are simply nice to look.
are collectible and if of high quality, an investment.