The Unwritten Literature Of The Hopi

The Unwritten Literature of the
Hopi

By
Hattie Greene Lockett

 
PUBLISHED BY
University of Arizona
TUCSON, ARIZONA


TABLE OF CONTENTS


General Statement

The Challenge

The Myth, Its Meaning and Function in Primitive Life


Their Country, The People


Government

The Clan and Marriage

Property, Lands, Houses, Divorce

Woman's Work

Man's Work




Stability

Intrusion of Contemporary Material

How and Why Myths are Kept

Service of Myth

Hopi Story Telling


Gods and Kachinas

Religion Not for Morality


Beliefs and Ceremonials


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


Birth

Marriage

Burial


An Ancient Feud

Memories of a Hopi Centenarian

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