Celebrate Suvoyuki Day with Dancers, Hopi Artists and Tour Pueblo Villages on August 6 at Homolovi State Park
July 21, 2016
PHOENIX - At the "Suvoyuki Day" Festival, gain insight into the lifestyle, language, celebrations, history of the Hopi Tribe and learn about etiquette on Hopi lands at Homolovi State Park. "Suvoyuki" translated in the Hopi language means to accomplish work through a "joint effort" and the day celebrates the partners who have helped to protect and save the Homolovi area archaeological and cultural sites from destruction.
On August 6, 2016, there will be activities throughout the day including special archaeological site tours of ancestral pueblo villages. Learn from carvers, jewelers, potters, and basket weavers while hearing Hopi history through storytelling, music and dancing. The corn roasting pit will be opened at 8 a.m. and will start the day's activities.
WHAT: Suvoyuki Day
WHERE: Homolovi State Park - Located five miles northeast of the city of Winslow in northeastern Arizona.
WHEN: Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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