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5.0

This is an excellent collection of the story of the Hopis, from their world origin stories, their legends, traditions, and most especially the Hopi way of life.

I really loved this collection because it gave me a very broad and deep perspective on a culture that I knew nothing about. I loved their philosophy of allowing other clans to join them if they had space and if they could contribute something good to their community. I also loved that if a leader of a clan said no, the other clans didn't take offense, they understood their decision and looked for other options.

I really enjoyed the mythology of the legends, from Spider Grandmother to the Warrior gods, they were always really interesting and I loved every story that involved them.

All in all an excellent book that taught me a lot and which I would recommend to anyone who would like to learn about a group of people who don't tend to be represented in the books and stories we read.
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