Book of the Hopi
by Frank Waters and Oswald Fredericks
In this strange and wonderful book, thirty elders of the ancient Hopi tribe of Northern Arizona—a people who regard themselves as the first inhabitants of America—freely reveal the Hopi worldview for the first time in written form. The Hopi kept this view a secret for countless centuries, and anthropologists have long struggled to understand it. Now they record their myths and legends, and the meaning of their religious rituals and ceremonies as a gift to future generations. Here is a reassertion of a rhythm of life we have disastrously tried to ignore and instincts we have tragically repressed, and a reminder that we must attune ourselves to the need for inner change if we are to avert a cataclysmic rupture between our minds and hearts.
“Deeply steeped in Hopi mysticism…Combine(s) Hopi art, history, tradition, myth, folklore, and ceremonialism with dignity and authority…Deserves to be part of the library of any student of the American Southwest.”
About the Author
Frank Waters (1902–1995) was a writer best known for his novels and historical writings about the American Southwest. His most notable works are the novel The Man Who Killed the Deer, and the nonfiction books Mexico Mystique: The Coming Sixth World of Consciousness and Book of the Hopi. In 1993, a nonprofit foundation was established in his name to foster literary and artistic achievements in the Southwest.
A note from Margaret Ann Lembo
: I highly recommend this title. The teachings are timeless and can help you understand how to return to the sacred and honor Great Spirit and the Divine in your daily life even when disasters are at hand. This can help you to go within and understand your spiritual path – even when a Global Pandemic is happening.