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Hopi tales of destruction

Author: Ekkehart Malotki; Michael Lomatuway'ma; Lorena Lomatuway'ma; Sidney Namingha
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hopi Tales of Destruction preserves seven powerful tales about ancient Hopi villages that now lie in ruins. These narratives shed considerable light on the Hopis' past, giving insight into cultural values and social motivations beyond the ability of archaeology."
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopi tales of destruction.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606939211
Online version:
Hopi tales of destruction.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)609283053
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ekkehart Malotki; Michael Lomatuway'ma; Lorena Lomatuway'ma; Sidney Namingha
ISBN: 0803282834 9780803282834
OCLC Number: 49312453
Notes: "Portions of this book were previously published in Hopi and English as Hopi ruin legends: Kiqötutuwutsi, narrated by Michael Lomatuway'ma, Lorena Lomatuway'ma, and Sidney Namingha, Jr. and edited by Ekkehart Malotki ... 1993"--Title page verso.
"A Bison original"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xii, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hisatsongoopavi: devastation by earthquake --
The downfall of Qa'ötaqtipu --
Pivanhonkyapi: destruction by fire --
The demise of Sikyatki --
The abandonment of Huk'ovi --
The end of Hovi'itstuyqa --
The annihilation of Awat'ovi.
Responsibility: collected, translated, and edited by Ekkehart Malotki ; narrated by Michael Lomatuway'ma, Lorena Lomatuway'ma, and Sidney Namingha, Jr.

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The Hopis today staunchly preserve their unique society and history, a rich legacy that pours forth through their language and storytelling. This volume brings together seven "mytho-historical" Hopi  Read more...
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