A Few Summer Ceremonials at the Tusayan Pueblos / Natal Ceremonies of the Hopi Indians / On The Present Condition of a Ruin in Arizona Called Casa Grande

Part of the Jesse Walter Fewkes project

Author(s): Jesse W. Fewkes; J. G. Owens

Year: 1892

Summary

The first chapter of the document provides insight into the ceremonies and rituals of Ancestral Puebloan Indians of the Tusayan Pueblos. It relates the dynamics of the rituals and ceremonies in terms of preparation and performance and significance. There are detailed sketches of sacred items used in the ceremonies along with many photographs of the ceremonies and rituals in progress. Also included are translations to English provided. The second chapter of the document regards ceremonies performed and observed post natally in the Hopi culture. The third chapter is one of the earlier condition assessements of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. This document has been digitized by Microsoft and is not intended for commercial use.

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A Few Summer Ceremonials at the Tusayan Pueblos / Natal Ceremonies of the Hopi Indians / On The Present Condition of a Ruin in Arizona Called Casa Grande. Jesse W. Fewkes, J. G. Owens. 1892 ( tDAR id: 371830) ; doi:10.6067/XCV89G5KK9

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min long: -113.796; min lat: 32.287 ; max long: -110.325; max lat: 36.739 ;

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