4 edition of humpbacked fluteplayer found in the catalog.
Sharman Apt Russell
While on a school field trip, May and Evan find themselves transported back in time and made slaves by one of the warring Indian tribes who lived in the Arizona desert long ago.
|Statement||Sharman Apt Russell.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.R91594 Hu 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||179 p. :|
|Number of Pages||179|
|ISBN 10||0679824081, 0679924086|
|LC Control Number||92044492|
Kokopelli, the mysterious, humpbacked fluteplayer of the American Southwest, has been sacred figure to Native Americans since prehistoric times. Fertility symbol, rain priest, roving minstrel and trader, hunting magician, and trickster, Kokopelli was painted and carved on rock walls and boulders from the time of the Anasazi, the Ancient Ones. Get this from a library! Kokopelli: fluteplayer images in rock art. [Dennis Slifer; James Duffield] -- Describes sites in the Southwest where ancient images of Kokopelli can be found carved or painted on rocks, and offers a sampling of Native American stories about the mythical humpbacked fluteplayer.
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“Song of the Fluteplayer” tells the myth of Kokopelli, a prehistoric humpbacked fluteplayer whose image is scratched on rock walls throughout northern Mexico and the American Southwest. the humpbacked Flute Player, mythical Hopi symbol of fertility, replenishment, music, dance, and mischief. Who Was Kokopelli? Known as a fertility god, prankster, healer and story teller, Kokopelli has been a source of wonder throughout the country for centuries. Kokopelli embodies the true American Southwest, and dates back over 3, years.
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The Humpbacked Fluteplayer Hardcover – Ap by Sharman Apt Russell (Author)4/5(1). Grade Miserable after a move from Philadelphia to Phoenix, May, 12, and a classmate, Evan, are flung into a parallel world by a “humpbacked fluteplayer” during a field trip to the desert.
In this world live six tribes of people with magical connections to the Earth-Sheep can make things grow; Owls can become owls and fly; Javelinas can. Sharman Apt Russell has published some dozen books translated into a dozen languages.
Her award-winning YA historical fantasy "Teresa of the New World" is set in the dreamscape of the 16th century American Southwest and her science fiction "Knocking on Heaven's Door" takes place in a Paleoterrific future in which humans once again wrestle with dreams of : Sharman Apt Russell.
On a class field trip outside Phoenix, Arizona, May and Evan are swept into the area's mythological past when May touches a petroglyph of a flute-playing man.
They find themselves in a world populated by six tribes, each distinguished by animal names and such magical powers as being able to bring rain or turn into owls. Becoming slaves to one tribe, the two befriend fellow child-slaves while Author: Sharman Apt Russell.
Buy a cheap copy of The Humpbacked Fluteplayer book by Sharman Apt Russell. When May touches the crude cave drawing of a fluteplayer she and Evan are transported to an alternate reality, where they become pawns in a tense intertribal Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of The Humpbacked Fluteplayer book by Sharman Apt Russell.4/5(1).
The Humpbacked Fluteplayer Sharman Apt Russell, Author Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $16 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Songs of. Ancient City Press trade paperback, 3rd printing. Dennis Slifer (Guide to Rock Art of the Utah Region: Sites With Public Access), James Duffield.
Kokopelli, the mysterious, humpbacked flute player of the American Southwest, has been a sacred figure to Native Americans since prehistoric times.5/5(5). Two sixth graders, May and Evan, are on a field trip in Phoenix, Arizona and suddenly find themselves in an alternate time.
At first one thinks they have gone into the past, as they meet low-technology-level people, but it turns out that these tribes have magical abilities.
The role of Kokopelli as derived from depicted sign language. The desert Fluteplayer intaglio near Blythe, CA and a petroglyph at Barstow, CA are used to show the relationship of signs related to flowing water and the ancient cosmology.
The humpbacked fluteplayer. [Sharman Apt Russell] -- While on a school field trip, May and Evan find themselves transported back in time and made slaves by one of the warring Indian tribes who lived in the Arizona desert long ago.
Dennis Slifer and James Duffield present the best overview of the Humpbacked Flute Player and locations in their book Kokopelli.
Polly Schaafsma provides a good review of Southwestern rock art, with various reference to Kokopelli, in her book Indian Rock Art of the Southwest.
Songs Of The Fluteplayer book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the flooding of southern New Mexico's Mimbres River in /5. Kokopelli- the humpbacked flute player and venerated fertility deity of the Southwest It's about time I got serious with this blog, so now I've recreated it entirely and even changed the name to reflect my interests better.
I'm wannabehistorian That shall be. The Humpbacked Fluteplayer (Knopf Books for Young Readers, ) is a fantasy for ages 8– References [ edit ] ^ Russell, Sharman Apt (Winter–Spring ).Occupation: novelist, essayist.
He is usually shown as a humpbacked flute player, often with a large phallus and antenna-like protrusions on his head. Some images show knobby knees and clubfeet. These physical deformities, along with the humpback and permanent erection, are the results of Pot's Disease, a form of tuberculosis. Yet, although my knowledge is taken from books and I have no intimacy with the actual practice of Buddhism, my senses, perhaps even my "deeper levels" of consciousness, tell me there IS a subtle design - I would like to call it a poetic "strategy'-working within the structure of "The Hump-backed Flute Player." In short, a careful reading of "The.
The humpbacked flute player of the rock walls and potsherds is so obviously an insect, “once you see it,” that no analysis is called for; but I might point out that among the pictographs near the Village of the Great Kivas (Zuiii Valley) the flutist is represented in company with Cited by: 6.
Kokopelli is a fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with feathers or antenna-like protrusions on his head), who is venerated by some Native American cultures in the Southwestern United most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides over both childbirth and is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.
This book begins with two very informative chapters, Introduction and The Many Guises and Relations of the Humpbacked Fluteplayer, in which the authors provide detailed background information about Kokopelli and other prehistoric flutists from the American Southwest.
Here we learn that the Kokopelli myth was prevalent throughout the Four Corners region of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado. Just how Native American is this ubiquitous flute player. In this fascinating book, the distinguished scholar of Hopi culture and history Ekkehart Malotki describes the development of the Kokopelli phenomenon in American mass culture from its beginning to Kokopelli’s present status as pan-Southwestern : UNP - Nebraska Paperback.
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 flute player images, including a great many that have never been published.Case mask: Kokopelli, the hump-backed flute player Date: 20th century Dimensions: 10 ½ x 13 1/8 x 11 inches Medium: Leather, wood, fabric, paint, cornhusk, cotton cord, and rawhide cord Credit Line: The Roberta Coke Camp Fund Culture: Hopi Object Number: DEACC Deaccession Criteria: Restitution/Returned to rightful owner: the work has been legally requested for repatriation under.- Explore armijo6's board "KOKOPELLI "FLUTE PLAYER"" on Pinterest.
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