National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Giant Natackas, Asking Handouts from Walpi Villagers, Hoot and Whistle IfThey Are Turned Down During the 9-day Hopi purification ceremony in Arizona they go from house to house. The figure at extreme left represents Hahaiwuqti, Ancient Woman, Mother of Monsters. Beside her is a Natacka, one of her monster sons, and next is Soyokmana, the Ancient Woman's attendant. Other Natackas beat time with their feet as they accompany the trio in its symbolic quest for food. James Mooney, of the Bureau of American Ethnology, made this photograph in1893.