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Maker(s):Naha, Ray
Culture:Native American; Hopi (1933 - 1975)
Title:Navajo Ceremonial Snake Dance
Date Made:1971
Type:Drawing
Materials:casein on paperboard
Place Made:United States
Measurements:board: 25 x 33 in.; 63.5 x 83.82 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated in brown paint at lower right: R. NAHA (c) '71
Accession Number:  SC 1972.48
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Rutger B. Porter in memory of Sophia Porter Fraser, class of 1955
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
group of man in masks and costumes, one bending down to reach for a snake, dancing in front of a row of women standing near a tree before adobe buildings on which figures stand

Tags:
exterior; architecture; men; women; ceremonies; costume

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