National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Indian Tribes of Pueblo Land 567 Photograph by .. Baylor Roberts His Electric-lighted House, with Radio, Overlooks His Adobe Oven The San Juan Indian builds a hot fire, then rakes it off after the bricks have reached a high tempera ture. Next, he puts in the dough, and the hot bricks of the "fireless cooker" do the baking. Electric stoves and kerosene ranges have replaced many outdoor ovens in the Southwest. In center background stands a corn drier, where husked corn is kept until it is needed. Photograph by O. C . lHavens With Knife and Brush the Hopi Kachina Maker Plies His Ancient Craft The small figures represent supernatural beings impersonated by masked Indians in ceremonies (Plate XV). Despite their serious use, Indian children play with the kachinas as dolls (Plate XIII). They are made of wood, leather, cloth, or basketry. Many now are sold as curios to travelers (page 581).