Snake Alter

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Linen
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
42134

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Situated high upon the Mesa, 512 ft. above the surrounding valley, this rock is the site of the world famous Hopi Indian Snake Dance, held here every other year in August. The membership in the Snake Clan is inherited thru the mother. The "Kisi" or snake House, in which the snakes are kept during the ceremony is built of cottonwood boughs beside this Altar.

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