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The Hopi takes readers back almost 1,000 years to the dusty desert of northeast Arizona. Descriptions of the tribe's villages, chiefs, and farming practices are included. American Indian True Books explore the past, present, and future of the great Native American tribes. Information on location, migration, religion, customs, foods, family, and housing is included. These books also explore how tribes have adapted to the modern ways of life over the last century, and how they have incorporated that into their traditional customs.
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Journey back almost 1,000 years to the dusty desert home of the Hopi Indians. Lively text and sidebars provide vivid descriptions of the tribe's villages, chiefs, homes, and culture, their colorful pottery and kachina dolls -- plus a portrait of Olympic Gold Medal -- winner Louis Tewanima!
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index.
Table of Contents
Living in the desert -- Praying for rain -- Farming -- Family life -- Arrival of outsiders -- Hopi today -- Find out more -- Important words.