September 19th, 2009 by sabrina
Lenang Mana is the Hopi Kachina of spring water. She and Lenang, her male counterpart, appear at winter solstice and mark the beginning of the kachina season. Lenang plays a flute to draw water to the springs, allowing fertility to return to the land. Lenang Mana’s name, which means “flute maiden,” is also seen as Lenya Mana or Lehang Mana.
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