New Mexico Art Tells its History

Ceremonies and Celebrations

As in many other agricultural societies, important rituals for the Mogollon and Basketmakers were keyed to annual celestial events like the solstices and equinox.

Related Art

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The Voice of the Earth (The Basket Dance)Ancestral SpiritsThe Stoic'Mudheads,' Zuni Pueblo, New MexicoCorn CeremonyAntelope Dance - NordfeldtThe Snake Dance of the Moqui IndiansTaos Pole ClimbingYeibichai IIIApache Devil DancerSnake Dancer - ScholderTesuque Pueblo Turtle Dance

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