Oraibi Oaqol Ceremony, Oraibi Natal Customs and Ceremonies, Oraibi Marau Ceremony 1912

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2003 - Social Science - 284 pages
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1912. This volume contains three smaller monographs: Oraibi Oaqol Ceremony; Oraibi Natal Customs and Ceremonies; and Oraibi Marau Ceremony. The Oaqol Ceremony discusses the ceremony found in one of the three women's fraternities in the Hopi Indian village of Oraibi, which is the youngest cult, but is the largest religious order in that village. Most of its members and leaders belong to the Sand Clan. Natal Customs and Ceremonies relates the various customs and rites surrounding childbirth and early life; while the Marau Ceremony describes the second of several extended ceremonies of the women of Oraibi.

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