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Zuni fetish carver Mike Tucson carves a piece of jet that will become a wolf during a cultural demonstration at Desert View Watchtower in Grand Canyon National Park. (Erin Ford/WGCN)

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Zuni carver Mike Tucson shares beauty of fetish tradition

Who do you call on when you need a little shot of strength, self-reliance or wisdom? For many, it’s a tiny animal totem infused with one or many special attributes and is said to convey those helpful properties to the carrier.