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Hopi Snake Dance

Hopi Snake Dance Arizona Native Americana
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Stock #: 122202
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
State: Arizona (AZ)
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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With the primitive people of the Southwest, water is the most precious of all elements. In a land of cloudless skies and waterless mesas, most of the ceremonies of these people are directed to the gods who have power over the rain clouds. It continues for nine days. The public performance (in which live snakes are handled) occurs on the ninth or last day. This ceremony take place about the Middle of August.