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The Oraibi Soyal Ceremony

George a. Dorsey

The Oraibi Soyal Ceremony is a book written by George A. Dorsey that provides an in-depth exploration of the Soyal Ceremony, a traditional Hopi winter solstice ceremony practiced in the village of Oraibi, Arizona. The book contains detailed descriptions of the various rituals and ceremonies that take place during the Soyal Ceremony, including the purification of the kivas, the singing of songs, the offering of prayers, and the distribution of gifts. Dorsey also delves into the history and significance of the Soyal Ceremony, exploring its roots in Hopi mythology and its role in the community's spiritual and cultural life. The book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in Hopi culture and religion, as well as those seeking a deeper understanding of traditional Native American practices.The Stanley McCormick Hopi Expedition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 140
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.33in - 0.47lb
  • EAN: 9781428639195
  • Categories: GeneralCustoms & TraditionsMetaphysics