The Winter Solstice Altars at Hano Pueblo (Classic Reprint) by Jesse Walter FewkesThe Winter Solstice Altars at Hano Pueblo (Classic Reprint) by Jesse Walter Fewkes

The Winter Solstice Altars at Hano Pueblo (Classic Reprint)

byJesse Walter Fewkes

Paperback | August 8, 2018

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The pueblo called Han'o is one of three villages on the East Mesa of Tusayan and contained, according to the writer's census of 1893, a population of 163 persons. It was settled between the years 1700 and 1710 by people from Tcewadi, a pueblo situated near Pena Blanca on the Rio Grande in New Mexico. Although only six persons of pure Tanoan ancestry are now living at Hano, the inhabitants still speak the Tewa dialect and claim as kindred the peoples of San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Pojoaque, Nambe, and Tesuque.' The best traditionists declare that their ancestors were invited to leave their old home, Tcewadi, by the Snake chief of Walpi, who was then pueblo chief of that village. They claim that they made their long journey to give aid against the Ute Indians who were raiding the Hopi, and that they re sponded after four consecutive invitations. The Walpi Snake chief sent them an embassy bearing prayer-sticks as offerings, and although they had refused three invitations they accepted the fourth.

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Title:The Winter Solstice Altars at Hano Pueblo (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.08 inPublished:August 8, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:133386258X

ISBN - 13:9781333862589

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