San Francisco Peaks is a volcanic mountain range in Arizona, US . Many Native American tribes have been preserving their cultures in the Peaks . In fact, the place is sacred to the Tribes and has been called Dook'o'oosłííd in Diné; Nuva'tukya'ovi in Hopi, Wik'hanbaja by the Hualapai or Nuvaxatuh by the Southern Paiute Native tribes . Hopi katsinam are holy people that bring rain to the place. These spirits live in the springs and travel to Hopi kivas at the winter solstice and participate there in the Hopi kachina cycle of ceremonial dances until the summer solstice and the start of the monsoon .