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ceremonial goods and special products over a wide area in the eastern United
States. The ceramics of the Hopewell appear to be based in two major traditions:
one derived from an Ohio Valley development which began about 1000 bc, ...
Among the Hopi, sets of linked clans, considered to be ceremonial "partners,"
formed what have been called phratries. Under this system a person was not
allowed to marry into the lineage of his mother, his father, his mother's father, or
into his ...
like the eagle and False Face dances, the change of roles among spectators,
dancers, and musicians is characteristic of the sacred ceremonies of the Iroquois
longhouses in the Eastern Woodlands region of North America. White visitors are
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