By Frederick J. Dockstader
First released in 1954, this attention-grabbing learn of the scope and
complexity of the Kachina cult has for too lengthy been out of print. In
this revised version, the writer updates his particularly gloomy predictions
of thirty years in the past that the Kachina rituals have been at risk of loss of life out
because smooth pressures looked to be proscribing their worship.
Despite the continuous pressures of contemporary and Anglo methods of life,
however, Dockstader can fortunately file that the Kachina has made a
dramatic go back and that Hopi faith is still a powerful and
meaningful starting place of the tradition. in reality, Dockstader observes,
the appreciation of the traditional Hopi rituals and conventional customs
"provides a lot of the glue retaining jointly the entire Hopi world--
and of this, the Kachina continues to be an immense element."
Although anthropologists have lengthy attempted to systematize and interpret the Hopi Kachina cult, it's Dockstader who has introduced the
material modern, healthy it into its ancient viewpoint, and described
and defined the manifold symbols and designs from the viewpoint
of the Hopi artist. the writer examines the consequences of the current
surge of vacationer curiosity in Indian traditions, specifically dances, and
the ever-growing paintings marketplace curiosity in Kachina dolls. The influence
of commercialization is apparent, and a few of the consequences are inevitably
"The publication features a wealth of data on common Hopi historical past and Hopi life."--Harold Colton
FREDERICK DOCKSTADER holds the Ph.D. in American Studies
from Western Reserve college. For two decades he directed the
Museum of the yankee Indian in manhattan. he's not simply a
curator, ethnologist, and anthropologist, but in addition a well-known artist
and silversmith and has written extensively approximately North American Indian
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Contemporary Masks Similar to the Awátovi Beings 63 VII. Ahül Kachina 78 VIII. Masks Incorporating Awátovi Being Elements 79 IX. The Typical Hopi Püchtihü 110 X. Talávai Kachina 111 XI. Hümis Kachinmana 126 XII. Wawas * Kachina Masks 127 XIII. Sio Kachina Dance 134 XIV. Line of Mixed Dancers 135 XV. Contemporary Tihü 142 XVI. Tihü by Tewaquaptewa 143 Page vii Figures. 1. The Hopi Reservation 3 2. Prehistoric Trade Routes 4 3. The Hopi Mesas 12 4. A Táchüktî 20 5. Pictographs Suggestive of Masked Beings 36 6.
Portion of an Awátovi Mural Fragment 62 VI. Contemporary Masks Similar to the Awátovi Beings 63 VII. Ahül Kachina 78 VIII. Masks Incorporating Awátovi Being Elements 79 IX. The Typical Hopi Püchtihü 110 X. Talávai Kachina 111 XI. Hümis Kachinmana 126 XII. Wawas * Kachina Masks 127 XIII. Sio Kachina Dance 134 XIV. Line of Mixed Dancers 135 XV. Contemporary Tihü 142 XVI. Tihü by Tewaquaptewa 143 Page vii Figures. 1. The Hopi Reservation 3 2. Prehistoric Trade Routes 4 3. The Hopi Mesas 12 4. A Táchüktî 20 5.
Mr. George Migrants and others of the Cranbrook Press were most helpful in the planning and execution of the book. At the initiation of this project I was associated with Cranbrook Institute of Science, and the encouragement and guidance given by its Director, Dr. Robert T. Hatt, extended far beyond what would normally be expected. To earlier scholars, to such giants as Alexander M. Stephen, Jesse Walter Fewkes, and Elsie Clews Parsons, recognition from me would be presumptuous. We who follow them add to their stature in the same measure that we take from their work.
The Kachina and the White Man: The Influences of White Culture on the Hopi Kachina Cult (Coyote Books) by Frederick J. Dockstader