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Book of the Hopi

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In this unique collection, some thirty Hopi elders reveal for the first time in written form the Hopi world-view.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Frederick H. Howell

Introduction

Part One. The Myths: Creation of the Four Worlds

1. Tokpela: The First World

2. Tokpa: The Second World

3. Kuskurza: The Third World

4. Túwaqachi: The Fourth World

5. Commentary: The Symbol of the Emergence

Part Two. The Legends: Migrations of the Clans

1. The Four Migrations

2. North to the Back Door

3. The Badger and the Sacred Spruce

4. Migrations of the Bird Clans

5. Wénima and the Short Rainbow

6. The Mysterious Red City of the South

7. The Journey of the Twins

8. The Snake and Lizard Clans

9. The Bow and Arrowshaft Clans

10. The Coyote-Swallow Race at Sikyatki

11. The Ancient Record

12. The Founding of Oraibi

13. Commentary: The Hopi Clan

Part Three. The Mystery Plays: The Ceremonial Cycle

1. Elemental Symbols

2. Wúwuchim

3. Soyál

4. The Kachina Night Dances

5. Powamu

6. The Road of Life

7. Niman Kachina

8. The Flute Ceremony

9. The Snake-Antelope Ceremony

10. Lakón, Márawu, and Owaqlt

11. The Ya Ya Ceremony

Part Four. The History: The Lost White Brother

1. The Coming of the Castillas

2. The Destruction of Awatovi

3. Arrival of the Americans

4. Westward March of Empire

5. The Betrayal of Lololma

6. A Test of Prophecy

7. The Split at Oraibi

8. The Imprisonment of Yukioma

9. The Indian Reorganization Act

10. The Flag Still Flies

11. Recommendations and Prophecies

Hopi Alphabet

Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140045277
Author:
Waters, Frank
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Harmondsworth, England ;
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
North American
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Hopi Indians
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19770631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.78x5.14x.74 in. .59 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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