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Cacti

changing into corn and pumpkin, 100 –101

transforming of people into, 40

Cactus fruit, changing into pumpkin and corn, 90

Cactus thorns

chastity preserver, 302 –303n4

ear piercing with, 157

Cactus wine, 107

origin of, 125 –130

Cactus wine ceremony. See Wine ceremonies

Cadigum, 111 , 309 n3

marriage of, 114

return of the whore to, 120 –121

as tobacco substitute, 309 n3

Cadigum song, 117

Canals. See Hohokam canals

Cane, with eyes, 240 –241

Cane man, 223

Cane songs (Earth Doctor), 71 –72

Cannibalism, 56 , 67 , 166 c

"Capture of Buzzard" (Hendricks), 232

"Capture of Buzzard" (Thin Leather), 232 –233

Casa Blanca, 204 , 214 , 318 –319n4, 319 n12

as center of Hohokam resistance, 319 n4

Casa Grande

building of, 34

ceasing of rain at, 108 –109

enticing of the women of, 151 –152

relative to Casa Blanca, 320 n12

Casa Grande Ruin National Monument, 31 , 205 –206, 244

Changing Woman, 310 –311n6

Chants, 25 . See Oratory, or public speaking

Characters, in Native American myths, 283

Charity, 174 n

Chicken-hawk, capture of Noo-ee by, 232 –233

Chiefs, naming of great-houses after, 32 , 317 n8. See also Siwañ

Children.

See also Parenthood

killing by the monster female child, 143 –144, 148 –149

rearing of, 157

Christianity

folk, among Pima-Papago, 22

influence on Smith-Allison text, 16 –24

Chupa (crazy like a woman), 89 . See also Whore

Churchness, Native American formations on, 22 –24

Civano subphase, 292 –293n7

Clans. See Moieties; Sibs

Classic period, 10 , 292 –293n7

Clawed monster baby, 138 , 142 –146, 148 –149

Cliff symbolism, 89 c

"Cliff that smells like blood," 170 . See also Raw, Rock

Cloth, nom kam , 224

Cloth making, dream sign about, 82

Clouds, as rain carriers, 82 –83c

Codex Chimalpopoca, 294 n10

Colonial period, 10 , 292 –293n7

Commandments

biblical first, as applied to Smith-Allison, 20 , 295 –296n14

breaking of, 114

about marriage, 94

about parental duties, 122 , 157

"Conquest, The" (Hendricks), 230 –231

Conquest, varieties of Pima narrative of, 6 –7, 203 –206, 318 nn1, 3

Corn

according to Thin Leather, 77

cheating of Tobacco by, 86

marriage to human woman, 76

marriage to Tobacco, 102 –106

mythology of, 76

quarrel with Tobacco, 95

rain of, 91 , 102

return of, 99 –107

speeches by, 103 –106

travels with Pumpkin, 96

"Corn and Tobacco Leave," 85 –88


335

Corn and Tobacco myth, 42 –43

Corn and Tobacco stories, 75 –110

Corn man, 85 , 307 n7

birth and death of the child of, 92

falling in love by, 89 –90

preparations for the return of, 91

"Corn Returns," 88 –94

Corn seeds

Siuuhu's creation of, 82

as symbol of marriage, 83

Corn songs, 86 –87, 88 , 89 , 91 , 92 , 305 –307n4

Corn worm, 90

transformation into a baby, 92

Cotton

dream signs about, 81 –82

planting by Siuuhu, 81

song, 81 , 305 n3

Coyote (Toehahvs, Ban), 39 , 49

creation of people by, 79

as a flood survivor, 67

pursuit of Badger by, 107

return of the flute of, 74

return of the house of, 73

search for Dog-Pumpkin Baby by, 106 –107

as Siwani's helper, 228

water in the tracks of, 70 –71

Coyote moiety, 310 n3, 320 n13

Crazy water, 129

Creation. See Parenthood, versus creation

"Creation" (Dolores), 58 –62

Crooked Mountain, 231

Crop songs. See Corn songs; Farming myths and songs

Cruelty, absence of, 85

Curing

as sacrament, 22

songs for, 175

Cushing, Frank H., 9


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