Sipapu

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Sipapu
“Sipapu”

Sipapu, a Hopi word, is a small hole or indentation in the floor of kivas used by the Ancient Pueblo Peoples and modern-day Puebloans. It symbolizes the portal through which their ancient ancestors first emerged to enter the present world.

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Sipapu ski resort, New Mexico, is named for the Sipapu.

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