The Hopi Arts Trail, won the Governor's Award for Cooperative Marketing Best Practices. The Cooperative Marketing Award is presented to the project that best exemplifies the use of "non-traditional" or creative partnerships to develop, finance and/or execute a cooperative marketing effort. Arts Trail is an extension of principles set forth by the elders of the village who envisioned economic development as a benefit to the Upper Village and all of Hopi.
Thank you Laurie Davies for featuring the Hopi Arts Trail in Phoenix Magazine's latest issue, "52 Weekend Adventures"! Grab your copy today and check it out!
The article in USA TODAY written by Jayne Clark goes in depth about the Hopi Reservation, their traditions, ways of life, and their privacy. The creation of the Hopi Arts Trail signals a new openness among many villages.
This is a humble place, reached by car in the high desert. It's a quiet place, inhabited by people with a job to do: bringing nature back into balance, harmonizing the life of the planet and, if things go according to plan, transforming the world. Framing the scene are distant mountains, threaded with power lines carrying coal-fired energy for the neon lights and leaping water fountains of Las Vegas.
Peter Fish, Senior Editor of Sunset Magazine, he tells readers "For generations, Arizona's Hopi have kept their world – and one of the West's most astonishing landscapes – closed to visitors. Until now...". Click here to view the full article.