According to Hopi legend, Spider Woman created twin beings from clay, a mixture of her saliva and bits of earth. One twin was charged with solidifying the Earth, the other with sending out sound, echoes of the Creator. When these duties were finished, one went south and the other north. Their new job: rotating an Earth finally fit for plants and animals, and eventually, for human inhabitants. Both were charged with keeping order in the world as life appeared. Both were endowed... More >>>