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Historical Agricultural 
Photo Exhibit

 A collection of rare historical photos depicting Hopi farm life, these 30 images were acquired  from various museums, universities and special collectors.

The exhibit gives a glimpse into Hopi history highlighting the agricultural lifestyle deeply rooted in Hopi life.

Natwani Coalition is proud to have these photos accessible to the community as a tool to revitalize Hopi traditional farming.

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A terrace garden at Hotevilla
A terrace garden at Hotevilla

Date:1935

Irrigation water is carried over a boulder to gardens
Irrigation water is carried over a boulder to gardens

Date: 1935

Open bean fields
Open bean fields

Date: 1923

Fruit tree orchard and bean fields below Oraiyvi.
Fruit tree orchard and bean fields below Oraiyvi.

Date: 1901

Two beds of peppers with a few heads of cabbage at Hotevilla
Two beds of peppers with a few heads of cabbage at Hotevilla

Date: 1935

Men harvesting their crop and loading onto burros
Men harvesting their crop and loading onto burros

Date: 1895

Lima bean field on the northwest of Oraiyvi
Lima bean field on the northwest of Oraiyvi

Date: 1935

Corn field in a arroyo in the Oraiyvi valley
Corn field in a arroyo in the Oraiyvi valley

Date: 1937-1939

Bean field located to the west of Kykotsmovi
Bean field located to the west of Kykotsmovi

Date: 1915

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 Arizona State University

 Field Museum of Natural History

Hopi Cultural Preservation Office

Maxwell Museum

Mennonite Library & Archives

Milwaukee Public Museum

Museum of New Mexico

National Anthropology Archives

National Museum of the American Indian

Northern Arizona University

Harvard University

Southwest Museum

The 30 photos of the collection are courtesy of the following: