ERIC Number: EJ512482
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
First Death in the Fourth World: Teaching the Emergence Myth of the Hopi Indians.
Beidler, Peter G.
American Indian Quarterly, v19 n1 p75-89 Win 1995
Examines seven Hopi narratives that focus on the first death that occurred after the Hopis' emergence into this world. Provides questions to use in teaching this myth and other cultural texts, including questions concerned with use of sacred texts, parallels with Anglo stories, translation issues, audience, storytellers, quality, art of the narrative, and critical theory. (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A