Journey to Hopi Land

Journey to Hopi Land

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Baker & Taylor
A lavishly photographed, authorized portrait of Hopi culture draws on historical information from the Hopi Cultural Center Museum and traces the civilization's 1,500-year presence in northern Arizona, in a volume that also showcases famous Hopi arts and crafts, from pottery and textiles to architecture and woodcarvings.

Norton Pub
Welcome to Hopi Land: turquoise skies, sun-washed pueblos, traditional lifeways, and modern people.

Visit the land, art, and culture of the Hopi people, with Anna Silas, director of the Hopi Cultural Center Museum, as your guide. Hopi Land, located in northern Arizona, encompasses three spectacular mesas surrounded by 1.6 million acres of tutsqua, or homeland. Here the Hopi people have lived continuously since A.D. 500, following a way of life based on humility, cooperation, respect, and earth stewardship. Throughout this beautifully illustrated book, historical and cultural information comes to life in vintage and contemporary photographs. Illustrations also showcase world-famous Hopi arts and crafts, including pottery, textiles, jewelry, basketry, architecture, painting, and woodcarvings of divine ancestral spirits called katsinam. 35 color & b/w photos.

Book News
Featuring newly published material from collections of the Hopi Cultural Center Museum in Second Mesa, Arizona, Silas, a Tewa- Hopi and the museum's director, traces the ancestry of her people and explains their beliefs and traditions. Photographs feature their skilled craftsmanship, e.g., in historic and contemporary pottery, jewelry, basketry, and kachina dolls (representing ancestral spirits). A map shows the vast expanse of Hopi Land in northern Arizona. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Draws on historical information from the Hopi Cultural Center Museum to trace the Hopi presence in northern Arizona, in a volume that also showcases Hopi arts and crafts, from pottery and textiles to architecture and woodcarvings.

Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Rio Nuevo Publishers, c2006
ISBN: 9781887896993
1887896996
Branch Call Number: 979.1004 Si31j 2006
Characteristics: 88 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 16 cm

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