The Hopi have restrictions of where and what you can photograph. My guide made sure that I did not take pictures of anything taboo. I was introduced to kachina carvers, pointed out ancient pictographs on canyon walls and showed me his cornfield during a drought year. Photography was allowed for all these subjects.
Modern and traditional medicine men along with powerful potions from yellow bee pollen to Corn Mountain. Medicine men use their special abilities to channel medicine, or power, to influence events as well as to heal the sick. In many cases, the word "medicine" is interchangeable with the word "sacred".
Judy Lopez of BlogTalk Radio will be interviewing Sunday evening, October 4th at 7PM Mountain Time, 6PM Pacific and 9PM Eastern Standard time. We will be talking about my photography work that specializes in Native American Indian culture. Please join us as you will be able to call in with your questions.