Mahtzo

 

Mahtzo (“wolf” in Apache)

    California Ceramics, Dolls, & Crafts awards:

     Best of Group; Best of Show


19” Overall height in his small doll size cradle board

He is nestled in billows of sensuous raccoon fur.

Both cradle board and hanging burden basket are Native Apache-made.  The Apache burden basket

is adorned with silver cone bead extensions.

Mahtzo has spiked synthetic hair, a beaded headband, and authentic Native-made

turquoise jewelry.

A custom wooden stand was crafted to properly

display the tiny apache cradle board.

 Born in America collection
*Available for sale

“What is life?

  It is the flash of a firefly in the night.

  It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.

  It is the little shadow which runs across

  the grass and loses itself in the sunset.”  

                                               Crowfoot (Blackfoot)