The Hopi Kachina Cycle

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The Hopi kachina cycle benefits the Hopi community in several ways. The kachina has performances from December thru July every year which happens at different towns. Traveling from town to town the kachina performs his dance for a variety of communities. This is a great way for the people to come together as a community and watch the kachina perform. It is really like a show with the dancing but actually is a ritual that is religious related. This ritual is very beneficial to the Hopi communities and also entertaining for them to watch and enjoy. There are several ceremonial performances that occur in my community annually. For example graduation whether it’s from high school or junior high is a performance that takes place at a school for
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