Serving the Hopi & Tewa community since 2004,
The Natwani Coalition (Natwanit Tu'sawyungqam)
works to reaffirm and preserve traditional farming practices to create a healthy lifestyle in developing sustainable strategies that promote wellness
Early plant life has now made has now made its emergence and face new challenges and dangers. Nurture and protection of the field is of utmost importance at this time, performing daily field checks and understanding you can't leave your plants alone.
"BIG PLANTING MOON"
-Taken from the
"Of all the farmers in the Southwest, the Hopi, the westernmost Pueblo Indians, were the best dryland farmers. Corn was (and continues to be) their most important crop. Although they did not know about cross-pollination, the women were skilled at seed selection, and they did not choose kernels from an ear they believed to be a mixture of two varieties. Consequently Hopi corn has remained pure."