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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Mountain Chant of the Navaho, Illustrations

From the Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian.

 Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1883-'84
 
 Serpent Religion

 Kachinas

 Ceremonial Altar with Kachinas, Swastikas

 Arrows
 
 Medicine Lodge, viewed from the South

 Medicine Lodge, viewed from the East 

 Ready for the Journey

 Great Wood Pile

 Dance of Nahikai

 Fire Dance

Dark Circle of Branches at Sunrise 
 
Kachina with Squirrel 

 Dancers making Ritual Gestures

 Yucca, a Medicinal Plant

Sacrificial Sticks, Talking Kethawn

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