The South Corner of Time hopi navajo papago yaqui tribal literature

Acknowledgements Introduction
Hopi Literature
Navajo Literature
Papago Literature
Yaqui Literature
Native American Literature: Other Sources


Let's
Make
Thunder

Mini Valenzuela Kaczkurkin

"Let's make thunder,"
As the cloud makes thunder,
Say the Pascola Dancers.
Thunder brings the rain.
So we understand
What the Pascolas mean to do.
In imitation of rain,
They're going to shower
The spectators with bowls of water.
So we who know, walk away,
Before the Pascolas
Make thunder as the clouds make Thunder.

As printed in Larry Evers, ed. The South Corner of Time. Tucson, Ariz.: The University of Arizona Press, ©1980, p. 191-192.
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