Image from e-vint; background made with textures fron Cynthia Powell, Pareeerica and Shadowhouse.
Past Days Taos Pueblo Tradition
Taos Pueblo is the oldest continuously occupied pueblo in the United States.
The images are photos I took in New Mexico a few years ago. The woman is a Corn Dancer--as I recall this is a fertility dance for the planting of corn, a staple of the pueblo people's diet.
Kokopelli is a prominent spirit among the Pueblo tribes, and the sun symbol is also seen on the New Mexico state flag,