On the Trail of Spider Woman Petroglyphs, Pictographs, and Myths of the Southwest

ISBN-10: 094127098X
ISBN-13: 9780941270984
Edition: Unabridged 
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Description: Weaves together the stories of tiny elusive Spider Woman as she is mythologized by the Keresan Pueblo, Hopi and Navajo people. The myths in On the Trail of Spider Woman are those that were left in the petroglyphs and pictographs of the San Juan  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Publication date: 8/20/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Weaves together the stories of tiny elusive Spider Woman as she is mythologized by the Keresan Pueblo, Hopi and Navajo people. The myths in On the Trail of Spider Woman are those that were left in the petroglyphs and pictographs of the San Juan Basin, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico.

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Spider Woman of The Keresan Pueblo Peopletsichtinako
The Keresan Pueblo Creation Myth
Petroglyphs of Spider Woman and The Two Sisters
Sun Youth (Oshach Paiyatiuma)
Salt Creek Shield Figure
Painted Cave
Yellow Woman (Ko-tcinina ko)
Five Faces Site in Davis Canyon
Four Faces Site in Salt Creek
Cultural Context of the Canyonlands Sites
Spider Woman of The Hopi Peoplekookyangwso'wuuti
The Hopi Creation Myth
Clear Creek Canyon Sites
Spider Woman Hill
Spider Woman Petroglyph Panels
Fremont Indian State Park Sites
The Snake and Antelope Myth
Buckhorn Wash Site
Spider Woman of the Dine, the Navajo Peoplena'ashje'ii asdzaa
Spider Rock
The Navajo Creation Myth
Largo Canyon Site
Spider Woman and Weaving
Navajo Cultural Symbols in Weaving and Petroglyphs
Appendixes
Chromameter Readings and Five Faces Identification in Canyonlands National Park
Symbol Chart for American Indian Pictography and Sign Language
Bibliography
Index

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