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Date of this Version

September 2008


Published in Hopi Nation: Essays on Indigenous Art, Culture, History, and Law, edited by Edna Glenn, John R. Wunder, Willard Hughes Rollings, and C. L. Martin (Lincoln, NE: UNL Digital Commons, 2008). Copyright © 2008 the Estate of Edna Glenn, Willard Hughes Rollings, Abbott Sekaquaptewa, Barton Wright, Michael Kabotie, Terrance Talaswaima, Alice Schlegel, Robert H. Ames, Peter Iverson, and John R. Wunder. All images and artwork are copyright by the individual artists; for a listing see pages 9-14.


Five Paintings by the Artist Hopid

Figure 13: Four Mother Corn — Dawakema (Milland Lomakema)
Figure 14: Kachina Maiden Watching Fields — Coochsiwkioma (Delbridge Honanie)
Figure 15: Harvest Prayer — Honvantewa (Terrance Talaswaima)
Figure 16: Kachinas Germinating Plants — Dawakema (Milland Lomakema)
Figure 17: Angak’ China (Long-haired Kachina) — Honvantewa (Terrance Talaswaima)

“Hopi basically are corn people. We believe in agriculture because our greatest symbol is the corn, the ‘Corn Mother’.”—Lomawywesa