Palatkwapi #AtoZAprilChallenge

  Harold Courlander retells the story of the creation and destruction of Palatkwapi. "Since the beginning of things much time had passed. People had journeyed from one place to another, built villages, abandoned them, following the instructions of their wise men and the signs that appeared in the sky. Somewhere far, far to the south … Continue reading Palatkwapi #AtoZAprilChallenge

Hopivotskani: the Path of the Hopis #Arizona #Hopis #FourthWorld

This text is an extract from Nancy J. Parezo's "Emergence to the Fourth World", in Paths of Life, American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. In the beginning, Tawa, the sun spirit and father, impregnated Mother Earth, who gave birth to living things. These people, animals, and insects lived … Continue reading Hopivotskani: the Path of the Hopis #Arizona #Hopis #FourthWorld