Kokopelli ceremonies

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Kiva Publishing, 1995 - Art - 64 pages
KOKOPELLI, the Humpbacked Flute Player, has become the most widely recognized symbol of SOUTHWEST NATIVE AMERICAN SPIRITUALITY. Typically appearing in ROCK ART, LEGENDS, & CEREMONIALS of the HOPI & PUEBLO peoples, Kokopelli now enjoys widespread popular appeal, & is found in all the decorative arts of the Southwest: SCULPTURE, PAINTING, POTTERY, JEWELRY, even furniture & t-shirts! Psychologist Hill & PUEBLO PAINTER MONTOYA present a total picture of Kokopelli, from his history in LEGEND & MYTH to his depiction in PUEBLO ART & ceremonials. The FLUTE PLAYER is presented as an archetypal figure associated with fertility, music & dance. Special section on the painter's style & how he achieves spiritual effects. Montoya's original paintings are accompanied by a commentary on PUEBLO SPIRITUALITY. Introduction to the artist by James T. Bialac. KOKOPELLI CEREMONIES, $24.95 (cloth), $16.95 (pap.) plus $2.50 s/h. Order from Kiva Publishing, 102 E. Water St., Santa Fe, NM 87501; 505-820-7413.

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