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Truth of a Hopi: Stories Relating to the Origin, Myths, and Clan Histories of the Hopi Native American Tribe (Hardcover) By Edmund Nequatewa
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This book, written in a storytelling style, presents many of the abiding beliefs and traditions of the Hopi Native Americans. A compelling narrative steeped in the unique legacy of the Hopis, this... More > text seeks to explain the tribal structures and practices of the tribespeople. We discover how the Hopi’s hierarchy is deeply entwined with their cultural mores, ceremonies, and the oral tradition wherein stories traverse the ages. The history of Hopi interactions with outsiders such as the Spanish and the neighboring Navajo tribe are recounted with lively detail. Edmund Nequatewa was an ethnic Hopi, and we find here a book authentic in both information and tone. A man keen to respect his ancestors’ old and deep-seated ways produced a work which displays the nature of the Hopi while being uninfluenced by established, scholarly methods of anthropology. Insulated from banality and instead brimming with human spirit, this work is a worthy read for those curious of Native American history and culture.< Less
Truth of a Hopi: Stories Relating to the Origin, Myths, and Clan Histories of the Hopi Native American Tribe By Edmund Nequatewa
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This book, written in a storytelling style, presents many of the abiding beliefs and traditions of the Hopi Native Americans. A compelling narrative steeped in the unique legacy of the Hopis, this... More > text seeks to explain the tribal structures and practices of the tribespeople. We discover how the Hopi’s hierarchy is deeply entwined with their cultural mores, ceremonies, and the oral tradition wherein stories traverse the ages. The history of Hopi interactions with outsiders such as the Spanish and the neighboring Navajo tribe are recounted with lively detail. Edmund Nequatewa was an ethnic Hopi, and we find here a book authentic in both information and tone. A man keen to respect his ancestors’ old and deep-seated ways produced a work which displays the nature of the Hopi while being uninfluenced by established, scholarly methods of anthropology. Insulated from banality and instead brimming with human spirit, this work is a worthy read for those curious of Native American history and culture.< Less

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