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The Corn husk Doll

 

A corn husk doll is made in three pieces to create the head, arms, and shoulders and body. To make the head, rip off a piece of husk and roll it into a ball. Fold a piece of husk over this ball and tie it with a thin strip of husk.

The story tells us the three (sisters corn, beans, and squash) are the "sustainers of life". The corn Spirit was so thrilled at being one of the sustainers of life that she asked the Creator what more she could do for her people. The Creator said...



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