Abuse and misinterpretation have led the Hopi to impose various restrictions on those who seek to witness the Ceremonials.
Rather than being strictly tied to a secular calendar, the conduct of ceremonials is a continuum, governed by portents of Nature, which remain under careful observation.
Florence And The Machine - Ceremonials
The follow-up to the award-winning Lungs has some big shoes to fill.
Particular attention is paid by several of the essayists to the status of communal, repetitive, formal, and performative signs as used in public ceremonials.
This collection of twelve papers, drawn from three separate (but thematically related) conferences held in 1992, makes a significant contribution to the use of cultural semiotics as a means of interpreting the function and manifestations of ceremonial in Early Modern Europe.
An invitation to perform at the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial in the Wisconsin Dells in the summer of 1979 gave Jones the opportunity to dance Spirit Woman for eighty-two consecutive performances.
Magill, a student of Native American culture, lives in Santa Fe, "where the sound of ceremonial drums shakes the earth and moves the seasons round.