Navajo Ceremonial Baskets: Sacred Symbols, Sacred Space
This well-documented work, beautifully illustrated with over 100 full color photographs of baskets, weavers, and related objects, details the history, origins, and meanings of these creations. Included are detailed color photographs of vintage and modern baskets, portraits of award-winning basket weavers and their work, a section honoring a new generation of Navajo weavers, tips about the etiquette and safekeeping of ceremonial baskets, in-depth interviews with Navajo medicine men, and colorful takes of Kicking Rock Man, Changing Woman, Monster Slayer, and their role in the origin of the baskets.
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The Origin of Navajo Ceremony
The Origin of Ceremonial Baskets
History and Archaeology of Navajo Baskets
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