Peoples & Societies


Hopi refers to the culture and style of the westernmost group of Pueblo Indians, situated in what is known today as northeastern Arizona, on the edge of the Painted Desert. The Hopi speak a Shoshonean language of Uto-Aztecan source. Although the origin of the Hopi is unknown, it is believed that they and other Pueblo peoples descended from the Ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi).

Adapted from

Getty Vocabulary, AAT (Hopi: AAT: 300017763)

Web Resources

The Hopi Tribe
Visit the Hopi Tribal Official Website and learn more about the Hopi nation and their history.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
View an online exhibition about the The Hopi of the Southwest, "North-South-East-West: American Indians and the Natural World."