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“The Deer's House (nawe awan k'yakwenne)”

by Ruth Bunzel

The Deer's House (nawe awan k'yakwenne)“The Deer's House (nawe awan k'yakwenne),” Ruth Bunzel (Author) Zuni design drawn by Ruth Bunzel. "We paint the deer so that our husbands can have good luck in hunting. Deerskins are so expensive we cannot buy them anymore, and so we like to have pictures of the deer in our houses like the white people have pictures of God." Use: Body of water jar or interior of bowls. The names and interpretations of these designs were recorded by Dr. Ruth F. Benedict.