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Book of the Hopi.

Author: Frank Waters; Oswald White Bear Fredericks
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1963]
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Reveals the Hopi view of life, kept secret for generations.
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Waters, Frank, 1902-1995.
Book of the Hopi.
New York, Viking Press [1963]
(OCoLC)632097654
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Waters; Oswald White Bear Fredericks
OCLC Number: 266567
Description: xvii, 347 p. illus. (part col.) ports., diagrs. 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Frederick H. Howell ; Introduction ; Part One: The myths: Creation of the Four Worlds --
Tokpela: The First World --
Tokpa: The Second World --
Kuskurza: The Third World --
Tuwaqachi: The Fourth World --
Commentary: The symbol of the emergence ; Part Two: The legends: Migrations of the clans --
The four migrations --
North to the back door --
The badger and the sacred spruce --
Migrations of the bird clans --
Wenima and the short rainbow --
The mysterious red city of the South --
The journey of the twins --
The snake and lizard clans --
The bow and arrowshaft clans --
The coyote-swallow race at Sikyatki --
The ancient record --
The founding of Oraibi --
Commentary: The Hopi clan --
Part Three: The mystery plays: The ceremonial cycle --
Elemental symbols --
Wuwuchim --
Soyal --
The kachina night dances --
Powamu --
The road of life --
Niman Kachina --
The flute ceremony --
The snake-antelope ceremony --
Lakon, Marawu, and Owaqlt --
The Ya Ya ceremony --
Part Four: The history: The lost white brother --
The coming of the Castillas --
The sestruction of Awatovi --
Arrival of the Americans --
Westward march of empire --
The betrayal of Lololma --
A test of prophecy --
The split at Oraibi --
The imprisonment of Yukioma --
The Indian Reorganization Act --
The flag still flies --
Recommendations and prophecies --
Hopi alphabet --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Drawings and source material recorded by Oswald White Bear Fredericks.

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Reveals the Hopi view of life, kept secret for generations.

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