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Xanterra’s Henry Karpinski, Hopi House manager and historian of the region, explains the significance behind the Hopi Door. Karpinski was a key force behind the installation of the displays. Ryan Williams/WGCN

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Hopi House installs Mary Colter timeline and interpretive exhibits showcasing top-floor "Nampeyo's Apartment" and "Hopi Door"

Interpretive displays demonstrate historical significance of Hopi House

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Perched on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park across a circular driveway that leads to the entrance of famed El Tovar hotel is a striking building that looks much like an ancient Hopi Indian dwelling.