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hopi Definitions

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the uto-aztecan language spoken by this north american tribe.

noun

a member of a particular tribe of north american natives.

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  • during the 18th and 19th cent., the hopi were subjected to frequent raids by the neighboring navajo. the region was pacified by the u.s. army in the late 19th cent., and a hopi reservation was established in 1882, but the ambiguous status of much of the reservation enabled navajo populations to encroach on traditional hopi lands. by the 1960s and 70s, navajo expansion on lands set aside for joint use provoked court action and led to a partition of the disputed land. amid bitter conflict, over 10,000 navajo and fewer than 100 hopi were relocated from the partitioned lands. a court decision in 1992 assigned most of the land still in dispute to the navajo. some navajo were permitted to remain on hopi land under 75-year leases. factmonster.com

  • the hopi tribe received approximately $267,150 in promoting safe and stable families (pssf) funding between fy94 and fy01. for fy02, the hopi tribe estimates it will spend $32,124 in pssf funding. pssf funding has been used to fund a parent aide (pa) to provide in-home parent training, case management, and transportation services. services are provided to families who have been referred from child protective services (cps), schools, head start, the psychologist at the hopi guidance center (hgc), or the courts. the purpose of the pa is twofold: 1) to act as a bridge between hgc and families resistant to services who are residing in autonomous villages; and 2) provide services to families who are in need of further cps intervention. the pa works under the direction of hgc, which delivers all social and child welfare services on the hopi reservation. hhs.gov

  • during the 18th and 19th cent., the hopi were subjected to frequent raids by the neighboring navajo. the region was pacified by the u.s. army in the late 19th cent., and a hopi reservation was established in 1882, but the ambiguous status of much of the reservation enabled navajo populations to encroach on traditional hopi lands. by the 1960s and 70s, navajo expansion on lands set aside for joint use provoked court action and led to a partition of the disputed land. amid bitter conflict, over 10,000 navajo and fewer than 100 hopi were relocated from the partitioned lands. a court decision in 1992 assigned most of the land still in dispute to the navajo. some navajo were permitted to remain on hopi land under 75-year leases. infoplease.com

  • knowing that he would participate in the hemenway expedition to hopi and zuni pueblos in the southwest during the summer of 1890, he decided to test the brand-new technology closer to his home in boston. delighted with the results, he immediately published enthusiastic accounts of the process and of his results in three journals, thereby spreading the word of the “talking machine’s” utility to folklorists, linguists, ethnologists, and other interested parties. as he himself said on a cylinder recording in 1891, “you can talk into it as-fast-as-you-like, or you can speak a-s d-e-l-i-b-e-r-a-t-e-l-y a-s y-o-u c-h-o-o-s-e. in either case, it reproduces exactly what you say.” this was significant because “the necessity of work with the phonograph in preserving the languages of the aborigines of this continent is imperative.” loc.gov

  • the hopi reservation is surrounded by the navajo nation, which dominated headlines in may for having the highest per capita rate of positive covid-19 cases in the country. after the state of arizona initiated a phased reopening in the summer, cases started to rise in surrounding areas, inevitably affecting the hopi, humeyestewa said. medpagetoday.com