Hopi Indian Tribe

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by scottriley5
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Discipline:
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Subject:
American History
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Hopi Indian Tribe

CULTURAL PRACTICESWhen men marry, their children become members of the wife's clan. The Hopi are highly skilled farmers. They are known for their Kachina dolls.

GENDER ROLESThe men hunted, planted and harvested crops. The women cooked, they built and owned the houses.

THE HISTORY OF THE HOPI TRIBE by:Scott Riley

VALUES''Hopi'' means ''peacefull people''. They value and respect all things. They wish to be at peace with all things.

RELIGIONThe Hopi have traditional Kachina ceremonies, based on the lunar year. Kachinas are the Hopi's mentor spirits.

A Hopi Jar

The Hopi of Today

The Hopi of the Past

INTERESTING FACTSThe Hopi tribe's income comes from natural resources, especially coal. The run ranches and Inns, in Arizona for tourism.

POLITICAL SYSTEMSWomen ran the clans, but today they have a Chairman of the tribal council of both men and women.


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