(2938) Hopi

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1980 LB. Discovered 1980 June 14 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the Pueblo Indian people, who have maintained a continuous presence in northeastern Arizona for almost a thousand years. The Hopis' vital cultural heritage is reflected in their elaborate ceremonies, in particular the kachina and snake dances, and in their distinctive arts and crafts. (M 8544)

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