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The H
opi Kachina culture is one of the most complex in
orary Native American cultures. Indeed, it is base
on a belief
set about the nature of the world, and the huma
relationship to
all things, that dates to pre-recorded time.
From their earlies
t years, Hopi children learn about the
Kachinas, those spiri
ts that help to guide and protect them
throughout life.
Carved wooden dolls help th
e children become familiar w
the many Kachina spirits that w
ill form them as Hopi peop