Specialty tour guide business located on the Hopi Indian Reservation in northeastern Arizona which began in 2009 under license with the Hopi Tribal government. This small business is owned and operated by Micah Loma'omvaya, Hopi anthropologist, with over 12 years of professional anthropological, archaeological and natural/cultural resources work in research, planning and project experience in the Four Corners region.
Lomaomvaya is a recognized scholar and local educator in the prehistory, culture, agriculture and language of the Hopi Tribe. His experience includes many accomplishments as the Hopi Tribal Natural Resources Planner for over six years and as the Tribal Archaeologist for two and a half years. He is also a full tribal member and active participant in the annual traditional cultural practices of the Hopi tribe.
In current anthropological consulting he provides services to local non-profit educational organizations such as The Hopi Foundation's Leadership Program, state and national parks and monuments including Arizona and Utah State Parks, television and radio programming work with the local Hopi radio station 88.1 KUYI Hopi Farm Talk Show and History Channel (South America), serving as an Arizona Humanities Council Road Scholar and many other exciting endeavors that he draws on for the sharing of Hopi traditions.
M20696 provides full and half day tours including customized tours for a single person to large groups up to forty people. We are the first professional level tour guide service to offer local Hopi interpretation of our ancient traditions with published tour rates. Our goal is to provide a unique and authentic experience into Hopi history, culture and lands to share an understanding of our ancient traditions and values for mutual benefit.