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Hopi stories of witchcraft, shamanism, and magic

Author: Ekkehart Malotki; Ken Gary
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of Hopi folktales reveals the influence and place of magic in the traditional Hopi world, and describes the roles of witches, sorcerers, and shamans.
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Malotki, Ekkehart.
Hopi stories of witchcraft, shamanism, and magic.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606538736
Online version:
Malotki, Ekkehart.
Hopi stories of witchcraft, shamanism, and magic.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)608450271
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ekkehart Malotki; Ken Gary
ISBN: 0803232179 9780803232174 0803283180 9780803283183
OCLC Number: 45172791
Description: lvii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The stories. The boy who encountered the jimsonweed and four o'clock girls --
The man who was buried alive --
How old spider woman came to the rescue of the Yaya't --
The boy who wanted to be a medicine man --
The Tsa'kwayna death spirits --
The fate of Pongoktsina and his wife --
The man who traveled to Maski, home of the dead, to bring back his wife --
The Yaya't and their feats --
An Oraibi boy's visit to Maski, home of the dead --
The snake clan boy and the sorcerers --
The man who was married to a witch --
How Coyote came to visit Maski, home of the dead --
The So'yoko Orge and his wife --How Somaykoli came to Shungopavi --
The boy who was born from a dead mother--
Kotsoylaptiyo and the sorcerers --
How the snake ceremony came to Oraibi --
The boy who became a deer --
The woman who gave birth to the seeds --
The creation of the morning and evening star --
How the Pöqangw brothers stole the lightening --
The poor boy who wanted a horse --
How the Pöqangw brothers found their father --
The water vessel boy --
A famine at Oraibi --
How the Zunis killed the Hehey'a kachinas --
Yaapontsa, the wind god --
So'yoko and the Shungopavis --
The witch owl --
The gambling boy who married a bear girl.
Responsibility: Ekkehart Malotki and Ken Gary ; illustrations by Karen Knorowski.
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The traditional Hopi world, as reflected in Hopi oral literature, is infused with magic - a tapestry of everyday life and the supernatural. This work includes stories that tell about a man who  Read more...

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