Children of Cottonwood: Piety and Ceremonialism in Hopi Indian Puppetry

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University of Nebraska Press, 1987 - Religion - 412 pages

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Introduction and Acknowledgments
The Origin of the Salakwmanawyat
Qualities and Characteristics of the Salakwmanawyat

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About the author (1987)

Armin W. Geertz is a professor in the Department of the Study of Religion at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and has written several other books on Hopi religion and art.

Ekkehart Malotki, who with Michael Lomatuway'ma compiled and translated this collection, is a language scholar at Northern Arizona University. Lomatuway'ma, a Third Mesa Hopi from Hotevilla and a library assistant at Northern Arizona, provided many of the stories. A special feature are the illustrations, based on Indian petroglyphs, by Anne-Marie Malotki. The introduction is by Karl W. Luckert, a professor of religious studies at Southwest Missouri State University.

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