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Historical Examples of katcina
In the summer 'dances' snake-charming feats are performed, but in the Katcina ceremony serpents are never employed.
Most of these 'dances' are arranged by the Katcina clan, and take place in dance-houses known as kivas.
No women wear Katcina masks in a Hopi ceremony, the female Katcinas being invariably represented by men.
The masked dances amongst the Pueblos, in which animal personifications take place and masks are worn, are called Katcina dances.