On The Trail Of Spider Woman

On The Trail Of Spider Woman: Petroglyphs, Pictographs & Myths of the Southwest, by Carol Patterson. To the Keresan Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo people, tiny, elusive Spider Woman symbolizes creativity, spirit, old age, and wisdom. Each tribe sees this mythic figure differently, yet her trail stretches back before them all, into the canyons of Utah where her story was engraved on the rocks by peoples who have long since migrated elsewhere. Like the later myths and stories, these petroglyphs and pictographs are a portal through which to enter the transcendental world of Spider Woman.