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The Offering - San Ildefonso

December 17, 2019 1 min read

The Offering - San Ildefonso

A pinch of cornmeal tossed into the air as an offering to the numerous deities of the Tewa, but especially to the sun, is the formality that begins the day and precedes innumerable acts of the most commonplace nature.

 Edward S. Curtis
Volume 17, The Tewa 1926. Portfolio 586, The North America Indian - The Vanishing Race