Book of the Hopi

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Penguin Books, 1963 - Fiction - 345 pages
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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. Book jacket.

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Review: Book of the Hopi: The first revelation of the Hopi's historical and religious world-view of life

User Review  - Rae - Goodreads

A classic title dealing with native American religion. I've worked my way through it two or three times over the years. Don't know why it wasn't on my list of books read. An amazing read -- one to be savored and thought about rather than sped through. Read full review

Review: Book of the Hopi: The first revelation of the Hopi's historical and religious world-view of life

User Review  - Todd Myers - Goodreads

Amazing book about an amazing people living in AZ to this day. The book is a bit dated by 50 years now but still well worth a read. Read full review

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JSTOR: Book of the Hopi
Book of the Hopi. FRANK WATERS. Drawings and source material recorded by OSWALD WHITE BEAR FREDERICKS. New York: The Viking Press, 1963. xvii, 347 pp., ... sici?sici=0002-7294(196410)2%3A66%3A5%3C1189%3ABOTH%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C

Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters - a summary and analysis
Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters, Viking Press (1963) Book Summary and Analysis by David Worrell. Published five years before Castaneda's first book, ... Explorations/ book_of_the_hopi_by_frank_waters.htm

Frank Waters
His Book of the Hopi traces the roots of today's southwestern Indians in the ruins of the vanished Anasazi. A native of Colorado, Waters draws a spiritual ... ~wrtgsw/ waters.html

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ED033775 - Book of the Hopi. ... Title: Book of the Hopi. Authors: Waters, Frank. Descriptors: American History; American Indian Culture; American Indians; ... ERICWebPortal/ recordDetail?accno=ED033775

The Hopi Nakwach - The Symbol of Brotherhood | LDS Temple Study ...
The Book of the Hopi has an account of the first interaction between the ... Book of the Hopi. 1963, 52, 151. See my blog post series The Genesis of the ... 2008/ 02/ 06/ the-hopi-nakwach-the-symbol-of-brotherhood/

Hopi mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Waters, The Book of the Hopi, 33 (Penguin Books, 1963). ... mcleod, Roxie, Dreams and rumors: a history of "Book of the Hopi" Thesis (ma) (University ... wiki/ Hopi_mythology

Emergence to the Fifth World
The following portion is from The Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters, received via a newsgroup article. This titbit of Hopi prophecy, probably the only ... Hopi1.htm

Excerpt from "The Hopi Myth of Creation" by Frank Waters
From Frank Waters (1963), Book of the Hopi, reprinted in Matthew Alan Cahn and Rory O’Brien (1996), Thinking about the Environment: Readings on Politics, ... people/ rightmire/ ling2/ Hopi_myth.html

Hopi Resources
Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters contains fascinating historical and mythical material on the Hopi. I've been told that Frank Waters adapted some of what ... people/ julia.west/ hopi/ hopi.htm

Spiritual Books
Book of the Hopi. Frank Waters 1977 - Penguin Books ISBN 0-14-004527. This book is the most thorough reference available regarding the beliefs of the Hopi. ... books_spiritual.htm

About the author (1963)

Since he began his writing career in 1935, Frank Waters has published many books, among them "The Man Who Killed the Deer," "The Colorado in the Rivers of America" series, "Book of the Hopi," and "Mexico Mystique,"

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