AMERICAN INDIANS snake dance of the Hopi Indians, Walpi, Arizona. This religious ceremony was celebrated once a year to ensure rain and a bountiful harvest. The public dance of the priest of the serpent, who danced holding the snake in his mouth, was the culmination of the ceremony that lasted a total of 20 days. The audience watches thronged the roofs of the pueblo. Chromos website Mural from the Museum of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, circa 1915.

Stati Uniti d'America

title: DANCE SNAKE

subject date: 2015-02-02

caption: AMERICAN INDIANS snake dance of the Hopi Indians, Walpi, Arizona. This religious ceremony was celebrated once a year to ensure rain and a bountiful harvest. The public dance of the priest of the serpent, who danced holding the snake in his mouth, was the culmination of the ceremony that lasted a total of 20 days. The audience watches thronged the roofs of the pueblo. Chromos website Mural from the Museum of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, circa 1915.

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subject century: XIX

subject epoch: Storia del West

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