Title: Hopi Woman Coiling Clay into Pottery, Oraibi, Arizona, late 1800s
Author(s): Unidentified (Photographer)
Publisher: Underwood and Underwood Publishers, Works and Eye Studios
Publication Date: 1903
Collection(s): Jonathan Lewis Collection
Credits: Original stereoview title reads, “Primitive Methods - Hopi Squaw Coiling Clay into Pottery - Oraibi, Ariz.”
Title(s): Hopi Woman Coiling Clay into Pottery, Oraibi, Arizona, late 1800s
Keywords: adobe; ancestral pueblo; Arizona; Hopis; Katsina Societies; Oraibi Pueblo; potters; pottery; Pottery Bowl; pottery-making techniques; Pueblo; Pueblo Indians; stereo photography
Southwest Crossroads Spotlight
Description: An introduction to and overview of the Hopi material in Southwest Crossroads.
Excerpt: The villages of Hopi are the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in North America. Oraibi, the oldest village, dates back to about 1125 A.D. Present-day Hopis live in thirteen villages on and around three mesas in northern Arizona.
For hundreds o...
Title(s): Terrace Homes of Hopi Indians—Street Scene in Oraibi, Hopi Reservation, Arizona, ca. 1900
Title(s): The Origins of Pottery
Description: When people started to make pottery and how it changed their societies.
Excerpt: Small bands of indigenous peoples roamed the American Southwest between 10,000 BCE and 1000 CE. They moved around following game and gathering whatever plants were in season. They may have carried their belongings and foodstuffs in baskets.
Title(s): Group of Three Maidens in Native Dress; Adobe House Nearby, ca. 1879
John K. Hillers (Photographer)
Title(s): First Mesa Pottery; Hopi Voices: Recollections, Traditions, and Narratives of the Hopi Indians
Dewey Healing (Author); Harold Courlander (Editor)
Excerpt: Some Hopis say they taught us Tewas in Tewa Village how to make pottery. That’s all wrong, of course. Tewas were making pottery back in Tsewageh before they came here. At one time the people on First Mesa had just about stopped making pottery altogether...
Title(s): View of Kiva Opening at Oraibi Pueblo, ca. 1879; Adobe House Cluster in Background
Title(s): View of Sichomovi Pueblo, Hopi, ca. 1875; Kiva and Non-native Man in Foreground
William Henry Jackson (Photographer)