Indian Girls weaving Baskets - Village of Shipaulovi
The distinctive Butterfly or Squash-Blossom hairdo indicates a young HOPI girl's availability for marriage. In order to wear this hairstyle, which could take an hour to arrange, she would have had to demonstrate her household skills by grinding corn into meal for four days. After marriage her hair will be worn in a simple braid.
The HOPI coiled baskets they are working on, have traditionally been woven only on the pueblo at Second Mesa.
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