University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma

Ang Kuktota

Hopi Ancestral Sites and Cultural Landscapes

By: Leigh J. Kuwanwisiwma

Hopitutskwa—Hopi Land—encompasses everywhere the Hopi people and their ances­tors traveled, lived, and were buried during the long migration from the place of origin to Tuuwanasavi (earth center) on the Hopi Mesas. As a cultural landscape, Hopitutskwa is defined by landforms associated with deities and historical events, rivers, springs, trails, shrines, and what the Hopi people […]