National Geographic : 1925 Sep
EVERYDAY LIFE IN PUEBLO BONITO 259 lnotograpn Dy u. L . ihavcns A DRUMMER OF ORAIBI The Hopi are clever at making masks and other ceremonial paraphernalia from hides. On the shelf above the drummer's head are masks with their faces to the wall. Southwestern pueblo tribes enjoy long-drawn-out ceremonies, of which the Hopi have thirteen, each lasting nine days. Oraibi is the largest and most important of the villages of the Hopi, in northeastern Arizona. Before the establishment of a Spanish Franciscan mission here in 1629 it was said to have had 14,ooo inhabitants.