Hopi Kachina Dolls

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High on the mesas in the arid land of northeastern Arizona live the Hopi, westernmost of the Pueblo people. A small, peaceful and friendly group, they have occupied their barren mesa tops and farmed their arid but fertile valleys for many centuries. Clinging tenaciously to their marginal land, they have withstood drought, famine and the onslaught of nomadic raiders. The pressure of Spanish domination, pestilence and, more recently, cultural inundation have diminished but not destroy …

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…Hopis to take Cultur of Mesas to Europe.² Arizona Republic 13 Apr. 1998: C1. Pyne, Lynn. ³Heard Exhibit explores World of Hopi Spirits, Carved Dolls.² Arizona Republic 21 Jan. 1995: G1. Taylor, Colin, ed. Native American Myths and Legends. New York: Smithmark, 1994. Wright, Barton. Clowns of the Hopi. Flagstaff: Northland, 1994. Wright, Barton. Hopi Kachinas. Flagstaff: Northland, 1977. Wright, Barton. Kachinas a Hopi Artsist¹s Documentary. Flagstaff: Northland, 1973. Wright, Barton. Ray Manley¹s Southwestern Indians Arts and Crafts. Tuscon: Ray Manley, 1975.