The Apache Sunrise Ceremony

copyright 1999  by Tika Yupanqui (Tracy Marks)
Introduction    Quotes    Images    Links

Four Apache girls posing during their puberty ceremony
An Apache Wickiup
White Painted Woman Enacting Giving Birth
White Painted Woman and the Gans


Family Pictures of San Carlos Apache Girls
During Sunrise Puberty Ceremony
from the Website of Echoch San Carlos Apache/ Cherokee
Apachepass website
These images are used with permission and MAY NOT be copied

A primitive 19th century Apache Wickiup from Curtis Collection

Apache girl during puberty ceremony enacts posture  in which Changing Woman gives birth to Killer of Monsters

Apache girl as White Painted Woman during puberty ceremony  accompanied by Gans Crown Dancer 

Introduction    Quotes    Images     Links

TO Becoming Woman: Apache Female Puberty Ceremony
TO Becoming Woman: Seminar Transcript  NEW!

TO Tika/Tracy's Ancient Sites Web Site
TO Celebration of Women in History site

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Last updated January 15, 1999.