Follow us on Twitter
Home  >  Regional  >  Southwest
By author: Dennis Slifer   Foreword by: R. Carlos Nakai
Product Code: 01746
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0174-6
Format: Paperback / softback
Trim size:  6.00 x 9.00
Pages: 240
Publication date: 4/5/2007
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Availability: In stock.
Paperback / softback $16.95 Qty:
Kokopelli

Kokopelli
The Magic, Mirth, and Mischief of an Ancient Symbol
Dennis Slifer
foreword by R. Carlos Nakai
Kokopelli, ancient humpbacked flute player, is the Southwest's most popular icon. Presented here are more than 300 flute player images, including a great many that have never been published. Along with new information about the meaning and origin of Kokopelli, some of it challenges our current understanding of this unmistakable character.
Explore the range of the flute player and see how it extends south into Mexico, north into Canada, west into Nevada, and east into the plains of Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma.
Included are examples of flute players in the rock art of other cultures around the world, providing cultural comparisons of this archetypal motif.
A discussion of flute lore underscores the special role of the instrument among many indigenous peoples and its near-universal association with courtship, love, and seduction.

101 Things to Do with a Slow Cooker

Add 101 Things to Do with a Slow Cooker to Cart

Books Tote

Add Books Tote to Cart

Putting Up More
Product SubTitle: A Guide to Canning Jams, Relishes, Chutneys, Pickles, Sauces, and Salsas

Add Putting Up More to Cart

Art of the Cross

Add Art of the Cross to Cart

Review and Rate this Item
Be the first to submit a review on this product!
Review and Rate this Item

Email A Friend

Send this product to a friend...
 
 
 

Your Cart

Empty

Top Sellers

Historic Cookery

Historic Cookery
SKU:  70991
Price: $5.95

Add Historic Cookery to Cart

Art of the Cross

Art of the Cross
SKU:  01159
Price: $21.99

Add Art of the Cross to Cart

Remembering Santa Fe

Remembering Santa Fe
SKU:  17143
Price: $11.99

Add Remembering Santa Fe to Cart