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Title
Hopi Pueblo of Oraibi, Arizona. The Flute Dance of the Hopi is the most poetic and beautiful of all their ceremonies
Creator
Monsen, Frederick, 1865-1929
Date Created and/or Issued
before 1907
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A group of Hopi Indians performing the Flute Dance.
Title transcribed from item. Signed on mount: "Frederick Monsen." Monsen's typed label on back says: "Hopi Pueblo of Oraibi, Arizona. The Flute Dance of the Hopi is the most poetic and beautiful of all their ceremonies. The dance alternates every two years with the Snake ceremony in the pueblos of Walpi, Mishongnovi, Shipaulovi [i.e. Sipaulovi], Shunopovi [i.e. Shongopovi] and Oraibi." Published in series Monsen wrote for The Craftsman, June, 1907.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : black and white print ; 32 x 42 cm
Identifier
photCL 312
414387
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/7007
Subject
Indians of North America--Southwest, New
Hopi Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Pueblos--Arizona--Oraibi
Pueblo dance
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Oraibi (Ariz.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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