Kachina House Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Kachina House Christmas Gift Guide 2019

If you’re looking for holiday gifts that will delight loved ones, it’s hard to go wrong with Native American crafts. At Kachina House, we’re gearing up for yet another busy season of shipping high-quality merchandise around the world. Here are a few gift ideas for the 2019 holiday season sure to delight family and friends.   Dreamcatchers One of the most popular Native… Continue Reading

Katsina Doll Meaning: A Brief History & Overview

Katsina Doll Meaning: A Brief History & Overview

Every culture carries its own emblems. These emblems are deeply representative of the people and they can carry spiritual significance. For the Hopi, one such emblem is the katsina doll. An Overview of Katsina Dolls The Hopi are a peaceful people. Today, more than 9,000 Hopi people live together on a reservation in Arizona. Although… Continue Reading

Native American Baby Carriers: A Closer Look at the Cradleboard

Native American Baby Carriers: A Closer Look at the Cradleboard

While swaddling and baby carrying seem like the latest ideas in parenting trends, these soothing practices have been an important part of childrearing traditions in the Native American culture for thousands of years. Variations of the Native American baby carrier are found across hundreds of North American tribes, including the Shoshone, Cree, Ojibwe, Winnebago, Nez… Continue Reading