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Celebrating Hakitonmuya (the waiting period)

  May is the beginning of the end of Katsina season. Specifically May, is Hakitonmuya (the waiting period), the period for planting beans, squash, and melons outside and waiting for warmer weather to plant the corn outdoors. This is the period of waiting for warmer weather.   The ceremonies and activities for this season include… Continue Reading