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Orayvi Revisited

Social Stratification in an Egalitarian Society

Jerrold E. Levy

Orayvi Revisited1992. 216 pp., 11 black-and-white illustrations, 25 tables, notes, 2 appendices, references, index, 7 x 101992. 216 pp., 11 black-and-white illustrations, 25 tables, notes, 2 appendices, references, index, 7 x 10

Challenging the widely held view of the Hopi Indians of Arizona as a sober, peaceful, and cooperative people with an egalitarian social organization, Levy examines the 1906 split in the Third Mesa village of Orayvi.

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  • “…[A]n intriguing examination of the internal dynamics of Hopi society.”
    Dr. Peter Iversen, Journal of the West
  • “An unparalleled contribution to Hopi studies specifically and to studies of Puebloan societies in general.”
    American Anthropologist

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