Kavena, Juanita Tiger. Hopi cookery

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Nutrition In A Pod

Drying Beans

Cooking Beans

Hopi Pinto Beans

Chile Beans

Refried Beans

Pinto Beans And Hominy

Baked Sweet Corn And Pinto Beans

Pinto Beans With Watermelon Seeds

Dried Boiled Bean Sauce (tuma Wutaka)

Hopi Dried String Beans

Lima Beans With Pork

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A Gift From Mother Earth

Grinding Corn

Making Blue Corn Flour


Hopi Omelette

Hominy And Eggs

Blue Marbles

Blue Cornmeal And Flour Griddle Cakes

Blue Cornmeal Hotcakes


Blue Tortillas

Corn Tortillas

Modern-day Tortillas

Corn And Flour Tortillas

Baking Sweet Corn

Dried Baked Sweet Corn

Dried Baked Sweet Corn Stew

Fresh Corn Chile Fritters

Sweet Corn Pudding (pikami)

Sweet Corn Pudding (modern Version)

Quick Pikami

Blue Corn Dumplings

Hopi Hush Puppies

Whole Corn And Bean Sprouts (hazruquive)


Making Piki

Thumbprint Bread (kolatquvi)

Hopi Finger Bread (huzusuki)

Using Leftover Huzusuki




Spoons From Corn Husks


Fresh Corn Rolls (nakviki)

Drying Fresh Corn Rolls (nakviklokvu)

Using Nakviklokvu

Hopi Hominy

Hominy Made With Soda

Hopi Coffee Creamer

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Flour And Yeast Breads

Hopi Fry Bread (wequivi)

Fried Bread (variation)

Adobe Bread

Hopi Wheat Bread

Flour Tortillas

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Peppers With A Punch

Types Of Chile Peppers

Selecting And Storing Chiles

Peeling Fresh Green Chiles

Chopped Fried Green Chiles

Fried Green Chiles

Fried Dried Red Chiles

Pressure Canning Green Chiles

Green Chile Sauce

Red Chile Sauce

Green Chile Paste

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Over An Open Fire

Preparing Wild Game

Baked Prairie Dog (tukya)

How To Dress A Rabbit

Fried Rabbit

Baked Rabbit

Stuffed Rabbit

Rabbit Corn Bread (quitaviki)

Dried Rabbit Stew With Dumplings


Jerky (traditional Method)

Jerky (oven Dried)

Ways To Use Jerky

Hominy Stew



Meat Filling For Tamales

Venison, Antelope, Or Elk Swiss Steak

Venison Roast

Venison And Vegetable Stew

Venison Chile

Venison Hash

Whole Wheat Stew

Fresh Corn Stew

Scorched Corn Stew (twoitsie)

Meat Turnovers

Meat Filling

Yeast Dough For Turnovers

Biscuit Dough For Turnovers

Chile Rolls



Pan Fried Lamb

Lamb Stew With Nanakopsie

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Wild Harvest

How To Dry Greens

Dried Salt Greens (ongatoki)

Native Greens With Cornmeal Dumplings

Dandelion Greens

Kwaakwi Someviki

Russian Thistle

Pit-baked Greens

Baked Squash Blossoms (sipongviki)

Fried Nanha

Culinary Ashes

Yucca Pie

Dried Yucca Fruit

Boiled Yucca Fruit

Baked Yucca Fruit

Prickly Pear Pads

Wolfberry Jam

Suvipsi “lemonade”

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Vine-grown Goodness

Uses For The Striped Cushaw

Squash And Fresh Corn Casserole

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Puree

Baked Pumpkin

Sun Chokes

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Quenching Desert Thirst

Hohoise Tea

Hopi Tea (sita)

Dried Peach And Cornmeal Drink (sepal Tocie)

Hopi Milk Drink

Cornmeal Sauce (wutaka)

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The Occasional Treat

Pumpkin Seeds (patngo Vosee)

Piñon Nuts (tuva)

Parched Corn (kutuki)

Parched Beans

Drying Peaches And Other Fruit

Dried Muskmelon

Special Information

Hopi Foods For Fasting

Mineral Content Of Selected Hopi Foods

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Hopi cookery

Published By: Original publisher Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 1980. xviii, 115 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Juanita Tiger Kavena

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Hopi (NT09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Food preparation (252); Diet (262); Preservation and storage of food (251);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author, an educator and home economist married into and adopted by the Hopi tribe, presents here a lengthy discussion on Hopi foods and food preparation. The source is divided into several sections each dealing in turn with specific recipes for the preparation of dishes using beans, corn, wheat, chilies, meat, native greens and fruits, and gourds. Additional chapters add information on beverages and snack foods. The concluding chapter of this work summarizes briefly special foods used in fasting (i. e., fast foods), and the mineral content of a number of selected food items.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 46

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nt09-046

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1948-1970

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Educator-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1988

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1948-1979

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Hopi Reservation, northeastern Arizona, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Hopi Indians


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