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Three Paintings by the Artist Hopid
Figure 7: Emergence — Dawakema (Milland Lomakema)
Figure 8: Migrational Patterns — Lomawywesa (Michael Kabotie)
Figure 9: Spiritual Leadership — Dawakema (Milland Lomakema)
“We believe that we are a part of a great living force which began hundreds of years ago ... Our concept is that we came from the Third World of the Hopi and that now, we are in the Fourth World ... We emerged from underground, somewhere in the Grand Canyon.”—Honvantewa
Ideas of EMERGENCE and MIGRATION permeate the consciousness of every Hopi. They structure ceremonial time and provide patterns for daily existence. They are the essence of the Hopi Way, beliefs in the eternal processes of creativity, growth, and life-renewal. They also permeate Hopi art. Perhaps for a thousand years, this has been so.