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Objects & Places from Dance Hall of the Dead

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Shalako - According to Zuni beliefs, this entity is the courier between mankind and the gods. An annual ritual dance and feast is held to honor this entity and to accept the blessings it brings from the gods.

Halona Itawana - This place is the home of approximately 6,000 Zuni. It is known as the Middle Ant Hill of the World.

Kothluwalawa - This mythological location is also known as the Dance Hall of the Dead. A central character of the book believes it is a dry lake bed northeast of Zuni...

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