Smokey the Bear by Carlton Etsate
Native American Zuni fetish carving of Smokey the Bear, made of mixed stones, with silver for the shovel. It is 1 3/4" tall, about 3/4" wide. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Carlton Etsate and is signed on the bottom.
To honor the symbol of Smokey the Bear and to help prevent forest fires.
Many Zuni Indians volunteer to help put out forest fires.