Book: Truth of a Hopi
Author: Edmund Nequatewa





Truth of a Hopi By Edmund Nequatewa

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Pages (PDF): 135
Publication Date: 1936

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Summary:

This is one of the rarest types of ethnographic documents, one actually written by a native American. The bulk of this book--by far the most valuable section--covers the historical legends of the Hopi, from a Hopi viewpoint. The Hopi 'theory' (Nequatewa's word) was that the 'Bahana' (the white people) emerged from the under-world alongside the Hopi, and went off in search of the truth. Someday they would return and live in harmony with the Hopi, bringing wisdom and great abundance.