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Hopi PowerPoint

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Hopi PowerPoint

  1. 1. Hopi Way of Life <br />Lexi Sinor<br />
  2. 2. Clan System (Hopi’s Family Tree)<br />The purpose of the system. <br />Matriarchal Society <br />How it works<br />Roles with in the family<br />Extended Clans <br />Clan Names <br />
  3. 3. Clan System Activity <br /> First make a American family tree then in comparison do a clan system tree.<br />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<br />
  4. 4. Basket Weaving <br />The history of the Hopi basket weaving<br />Passed down from generation to generation<br />Where does the material comes from and how do they prepare it?<br />
  5. 5. Basket Weaving<br />The steps to weaving <br />What it is mostly used now for in the current Hopi community<br />
  6. 6. Basket Weaving Activity<br />Use pipe cleaners to practice and get the idea of how Hopi Basketry is created.<br />
  7. 7. Story Clip <br />
  8. 8. Hopi Ceremonies & Traditions<br />Talk about the characteristics of the Hopi’s<br />Peaceful, agreeable, hardworking<br />Discuss their spirituality:<br />Live it on a daily basis<br />Teach peace and goodwill <br />Handed down through centuries from ancestors<br />
  9. 9. The Hopi Dances<br />
  10. 10. Kachinas<br />Ceremonies <br />What they represent<br /> why they have them.<br />Explain the initiation process...<br />Coming of age, children's knowledge of what the kachinas are.<br />Talk about the kivas and what takes place inside the kiva.<br />
  11. 11. Classroom Activity<br />Lunchtime in the classroom:<br />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. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnjwLzVr5qM<br />Explain how important the corn is in the Hopi traditions.<br />
  12. 12. Hopi Pottery<br />Explain the process of how the clay is made:<br />Take clay from earth, give back to earth. Mix with water..etc.<br />Explain how she rolled the clay into strips to make into her pot.<br />The stones she used to buff and smooth out the pot<br />The plants she used to make the paint <br />Explain what the different designs symbolize<br />
  13. 13. Classroom Activity<br />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. <br />Pick out what designs and symbols you are going to use on the pot and why you chose them.<br />Talk about how the Hopi’s make their own paintbrushes and paints from what nature gives them.<br />
  14. 14. Pottery cont.<br />

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