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Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Brion Hattie!

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Brion Hattie

Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Brion Hattie! Zuni fetishes are treasures from the talented artisans of Zuni Pueblo, NM! We appreciate your interest in Zuni fetishes.  Collecting them is a passion we share! Zuni Spirits is celebrating 13 years of online web-gallery representation of Zuni fetish carvings! Brion Hattieis just one of the talented artisans whose work you'll find often at Zuni Spirits! Zuni Spirits is proud to represent a variety of Zuni fetish carvers, including Brion Hattie!


Brion is a member of the fortunate few of the younger generation of Zuni carvers who are related to the master minimalistic carver/teacher Gibbs Othole. Gibbs has passed on his incredible knowledge of carving techniques and experiences with the many stones that are carved or inlaid by fetish carvers and jewelers of the Pueblo. Jeffrey, Clayton and Dee Edaakie, Alonzo and Jerome Esalio, Saville, Tracy and Brion Hattie, Albert Eustace, Alvin Calavaza and Burt Awelagte have all benefitted by that knowledge and experience. All these young carvers exhibit the minimalistic, sleek, modern lines of Gibbs of his world class sculptures and fetish carvings.

Brion utilized ricolite serpentine to create the badger of the South direction. The rounded eyes are inlaid of Sleeping Beauty turquoise and the fetish is signed Brion Hattie Zuni on the bottom of the rear paws. Awesome addition to any Zuni fetish carving collection.

If you would like to read more about the Badger's characteristics and attributes click here. And click here to hear "Badger" in Shiwi, the language of Zuni.

    Video: No, but view other videos here.
    Price: $135.
    Zuni Carver: Brion Hattie
    Item: Badger
    Material: Ricolite
    Dimensions: 2 11/16"L x 11/16"T x 1 1/2"W
    Signed: Brion Hattie Zuni
    Shipping costs: $10.00 + depending on your location
    Plus state sales tax to Texas residents!

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The Zuni Fetish Story

If you're new to Zuni fetish collecting and interested in learning more about them, we have written a short article about Zuni fetishes and what they mean to the Zuni culture. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetishes.

Zuni Fetish Meanings

We've written this article to inform Zuni fetish collectors about the specific meanings and attributes of the more traditional Zuni fetish carvings. CLICK HERE to read the article on Zuni fetish meanings.

The Zuni Language

If, as a Zuni fetish collector, you haven't had the opportunity visit Zuni Pueblo but would enjoy hearing some words in the Zuni language, we hope you'll findthis article interesting and informative. CLICK HERE and turn up your volume to enjoy!

The Zuni Spirits Blog

In an effort to keep our collectors informed of new arrivals, posts of interest to Zuni fetish collectors, the latest critters to visit our east Texas woods, rants, raves and rambles will be published HERE at the Zuni Spirits Blog. You may subscribe (& unsubscribe) at this link.

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