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Book of the Hopi

 
 
 
 
Book of the Hopi
Author: Frank Waters
ISBN 13: 9780140045277
ISBN 10: 140045279
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1977-06-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $18.00
 
 

In this strange and wonderful book, thirty elders of the ancient Hopi tribe of Northern Arizona -- a people who regard themselves as the first inhabitants of America -- freely reveal the Hopi worldview for the first time in written form. The Hopi kept this view a secret for countless centuries, and anthropologists have long struggled to understand it. Now they record their myths and legends, and the meaning of their religious rituals and ceremonies, as a gift to future generations. Here is a reassertion of a rhythm of life we have disastrously tried to ignore and instincts we have tragically repressed; and a reminder that we must attune ourselves to the need for inner change if we are to avert a cataclysmic rupture between our minds and hearts.