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    • Hopi Way of Life
      Lexi Sinor
    • Clan System (Hopi’s Family Tree)
      The purpose of the system.
      Matriarchal Society
      How it works
      Roles with in the family
      Extended Clans
      Clan Names
    • Clan System Activity
      First make a American family tree then in comparison do a clan system tree.
      Once you have worked on both family trees, come up with clan names and symbol for your family and then explain why it is significant
    • Basket Weaving
      The history of the Hopi basket weaving
      Passed down from generation to generation
      Where does the material comes from and how do they prepare it?
    • Basket Weaving
      The steps to weaving
      What it is mostly used now for in the current Hopi community
    • Basket Weaving Activity
      Use pipe cleaners to practice and get the idea of how Hopi Basketry is created.
    • Story Clip
    • Hopi Ceremonies & Traditions
      Talk about the characteristics of the Hopi’s
      Peaceful, agreeable, hardworking
      Discuss their spirituality:
      Live it on a daily basis
      Teach peace and goodwill
      Handed down through centuries from ancestors
    • The Hopi Dances
    • Kachinas
      What they represent
      why they have them.
      Explain the initiation process...
      Coming of age, children's knowledge of what the kachinas are.
      Talk about the kivas and what takes place inside the kiva.
    • Classroom Activity
      Lunchtime in the classroom:
      Share lunch inside the classroom. We’re going to watch a movie about how Piki Bread is made, then have a lunch meal of piki bread and hominy stew.
      Explain how important the corn is in the Hopi traditions.
    • Hopi Pottery
      Explain the process of how the clay is made:
      Take clay from earth, give back to earth. Mix with water..etc.
      Explain how she rolled the clay into strips to make into her pot.
      The stones she used to buff and smooth out the pot
      The plants she used to make the paint
      Explain what the different designs symbolize
    • Classroom Activity
      You will each make your own pot. As a class we will go through the process of making the clay, rolling it into strips and creating the pot.
      Pick out what designs and symbols you are going to use on the pot and why you chose them.
      Talk about how the Hopi’s make their own paintbrushes and paints from what nature gives them.
    • Pottery cont.