Blogs tagged "Pueblo people"

Celebrating the Language of Place in Hopi Culture

Image Hopi planting corn
In my culture, we sing songs to show our happiness…We believe that when we sing songs, we are sharing our feelings of happiness with nature. Since the corn plants are also our children, we sing to the corn, too. Our elders tell us that when we sing to our corn children, we make them happy. When they are happy, they grow better.I was also taught that wherever there is singing, there is life. So when songs are sung, they too are born, just like people.—Ramson Lomatewama, Hopi poetRead More »
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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center—A “Living Classroom”

Students learning about Ute cultural artifacts
Native American History Month Brought To Life!November 2014 marks the 24th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month, designated to honor and recognize the diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of the more than 5.2 million Alaska Native and American Indian people in the United States. Dedicated 99 years ago as a federally recognized day to celebrate American Indian people and culture, the celebration continues to expand in its reach, resources, and activities. Read More »
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