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The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi by Lockett, Hattie Greene, 1880-1962

The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi by Lockett, Hattie Greene, 1880-1962

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The Unwritten Literature of the
Hopi
By
Hattie Greene Lockett
PUBLISHED BY
University of Arizona
TUCSON, ARIZONA
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. Introduction
General Statement
The Challenge
The Myth, Its Meaning and Function in Primitive Life
II. The Hopi
Their Country, The People
III. Hopi Social Organization
Government
The Clan and Marriage
Property, Lands, Houses, Divorce
Woman's Work
Man's Work
IV. Pottery and Basket Making Traditional, Its Symbolism

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V. House Building
VI. Myth and Folktale, General Discussion
Stability
Intrusion of Contemporary Material
How and Why Myths are Kept
Service of Myth
Hopi Story Telling
VII. Hopi Religion
Gods and Kachinas
Religion Not for Morality
VIII. Ceremonies, General Discussion
Beliefs and Ceremonials
IX. Hopi Myths and Traditions and Some Ceremonies Based Upon Them
The Emergence Myth and the Wu-wu-che-Ma Ceremony
Some Migration Myths
Flute Ceremony and Tradition
Other Dances
The Snake Myth and the Snake Dance
A Flood and Turkey Feathers
X. Ceremonies for Birth, Marriage, Burial
Birth
Marriage
Burial
XI. Stories Told Today
An Ancient Feud
Memories of a Hopi Centenarian

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The Coyote and the Water Plume Snake
A Bear Story
The Giant and the Twin War Gods
The Coyote and the Turtle
The Frog and the Locust
XII. Conclusion

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Figure 1.\u2014Hopi Family at Shungopovi.
Figure 2.\ue000Walpi.
Figure 3.\ue001Typical Hopi Home.
Figure 4.\ue002Kiva at Old Oraibi.
Figure 5.\ue003Flute Ceremony at Michongnovi.
Figure 6.\ue004Flute Boy before Costuming.
Figure 7.\ue005Hopi Girl in Butterfly Costume.
Figure 8.\ue006Shungopovi, Second Mesa.
Figure 9.\ue007Antelope Priest with Tiponi.
Figure 10.\ue008Snake Priests in Front of Kisa.
Figure 11.\ue009Snake Priests with Snake.
Figure 12.\ue00aA Hopi Bride.
Figure 13.\ue00bThe Author's Interpreter at Walpi and Daughter, "Topsy."
Figure 14.\ue00cDawavantsie of Walpi
Figure 15.\ue00dQuahongva, Story-teller of Shungopovi, and Listeners.

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