The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi by Hattie Greene Lockett

The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi

byHattie Greene Lockett

Kobo ebook | July 1, 2013

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and Footnotes

I. Introduction
General Statement
The Challenge
The Myth, Its Meaning and Function in Primitive Life
II. The Hopi
Their Country, The People
III. Hopi Social Organization
The Clan and Marriage
Property, Lands, Houses, Divorce
Woman's Work
Man's Work
IV. Pottery and Basket Making Traditional, Its Symbolism
V. House Building
VI. Myth and Folktale, General Discussion
Intrusion of Contemporary Material
How and Why Myths are Kept
Service of Myth
Hopi Story Telling
VII. Hopi Religion
Gods and Kachinas
Religion Not for Morality
VIII. Ceremonies, General Discussion
Beliefs and Ceremonials
IX. Hopi Myths and Traditions and Some Ceremonies Based Upon Them
The Emergence Myth and the Wu-wu-che-Ma Ceremony
Some Migration Myths
Flute Ceremony and Tradition
Other Dances
The Snake Myth and the Snake Dance
A Flood and Turkey Feathers
X. Ceremonies for Birth, Marriage, Burial
XI. Stories Told Today
An Ancient Feud
Memories of a Hopi Centenarian
The Coyote and the Water Plume Snake
A Bear Story
The Giant and the Twin War Gods
The Coyote and the Turtle
The Frog and the Locust
XII. Conclusion

Title:The Unwritten Literature of the HopiFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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