Hopi circle dance • Earth.com

A large number of spectators watch as Hopi Pueblo girls and women bearing woven baskets perform a circle dance in this 1890s shot. The females dressed in matching blankets and stood facing one another in semi-circles. What’s the significance of this ritual? Well, sorry, but to this day we don’t actually know! Photo Credit: Charles Phelps Cushing/ClassicStock/Getty Images

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