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  • The Hopi Indians : Native Americans

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    The Hopi Indians are Native Americans who lived on 1.5 million acres of reservation in Northeastern Arizona. In the beginning, the Hopi Indians were a hunting and gathering group divided into small groups that lived in pit houses. (A pit-house is a building that is partly dug into the ground and covered by a roof.) Around 700 A.D. the Hopi Indians became an agricultural tribe by growing blue ears of corn by using runoff from the mesas.(A mesa is an isolated flat-topped hill with steep sides.). In

  • A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians

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    A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians Did you know that the Ancient Indian people of the Southwestern United States have dated back to the year 10,000 BC? First appearing toward the end of the last Ice Age, they were the first “Americans.” (Noble, 1998) When Christopher Columbus arrived in the America’s in 1492 and seeing the people of this land for the first time, he thought that he had landed in India, thus giving them the name “Indians.” (Noble, 1998) However

  • Hopi Indian Perspectives

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    The Hopi peoples continue to thrive and preserve their culture for as long as humans have been known to inhabit this Earth. As Jake and Susanne Page maintain, “they are not only the oldest dwellers in this land but are considered by most other Native Americans to have a wisdom, a knowledge of things, beyond average comprehension” (1994:19). This wisdom comes from a deep connection to all things natural and of this Earth. The Hopis have always relied on nature to guide them spiritually, philosophically

  • History Of Hopi Indian Potters Essay

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    History Of Hopi Indian Potters Contact zones were described in Mary Louise Pratt’s article "Arts of the Contact Zone" as being those points in time in which different cultural groups came together. Positive influences between the groups lead to knowledge and understanding, whereas negative influences lead to conflict and miscomprehension. The history of the Hopi Indians is intertwined with the various contact zones between the Hopi Indians and other cultural groups. It is this series of contact

  • Dolls, By Native Americans

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    teach their young about their ancestors and the ancestral ways for centuries with these dolls called Katchinas. They originated from the Hopi Indian tribes. Since then they have created over two hundred dolls. The tribe was first discovered during the 1600’s living in the North West of Arizona. They have continued to live there for thousands of years now. Hopi Indians have sub tribes that consisted of 12 different villages across Arizona. They also had three different sections called mesas. In which

  • Graduation Speech : Indian Boarding School

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    In the Hopi Followers, 71 Hopi pupils, from the village of Oraibi, Arizona, attend the boarding school in Riverside California accompanied by their Village Chief Tawaquaptewa and other Hopi leaders. Here, Hopis excelled in the school academics, vocational training, music and art by methods in which the federal government used in an effort try to assimilate Hopis to white society. Indian boarding schools began in 1869 with the establishment of the first boarding school by the Bureau of Indian affairs

  • Essay on Navajo-Hopi Lande Dispute

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    Navajo-Hopi Lande Dispute When first considering the Navajo-Hopi land dispute as a topic of research, I anticipated a relatively light research paper discussing the local skirmishes between the two tribes. However, my research has yielded innumerable volumes of facts, figures and varying viewpoints on a struggle that has dominated the two tribes for over 100 years. The story is an ever-changing one, evolving from local conflict to forcible relocation to big business interests. The incredible

  • Cultural Beliefs Of The Afterlife

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    Every culture has their own set of beliefs when it comes to the afterlife, what happens to our soul, morality, fate, and also share their own version of punishment and reward. Some cultures believe there's a life after death while others do not. For instance, the Egyptian culture do believe in an afterlife. In fact, their culture is so deeply rooted in this that they form their whole lives around and spend their entire lives preparing for their death and afterlife. Egyptians believe the life you

  • The Hopi : A Case Study Of The Hopi

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    The Hopi: A Southwestern Case Study The Hopi inhabited the northeastern Arizona territory and live an agrarian lifestyle. Hopi land is known as Hopitutskwa. They have been successful in maintaining their traditional culture in spite of pressure to assimilate into the American culture. This has made their reservation sites tourist attractions. They are the most studied Indians of all native groups in North America. The Hopi follow a philosophy which states that humans and nature intertwine and cooperate

  • Taking a Look at the Anasazi Tribe

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    The Anasazi are the “ancestors of today’s Pueblo Indians” and they are from the four corners region, the corners of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah (Witze). They were able to produce a lot of crops even though they lived in an area of little rainfall. They learned to farm in barren lands. They were very artistic people. They are known for “their baskets and pottery and are highly admired by collectors” (“The Anasazi”). Most people know them because of their cliff dwellings. They built homes