For the last three years, Liz Munk, Jennie Slick and I have been working on a new instructional book on Navajo weaving. We’ve completed sections on loom building, spinning and warping and drafted sections on weaving. Right now, I’m working on pulling all of this work into book form, which is why I haven’t posted Read More
Archives for October 2008
One more student finished her rug on Friday evening, bringing our total of finished pieces in our two October sessions to an incredible and record-breaking 10. We have never had more than one student in a class finish during the week, so when we had six people finish in our first one week session, Read More
Three of the students in this week’s class have finished their projects they’re on their way home A fourth student is working on finishing her rug as her husband is helping me clean up the classroom and store our equipment until next May, our first class for 2009.
Debi Ward was the first finisher Read More
Yesterday, our group did a field trip to Canyon de Chelly for the morning tour. It was cold enough that the tour guide offered us blankets and they were welcome during the first part of the trip out to Antelope House. We took many pictures of the Anasazi ruins in the canyon, and we marveled Read More
Window Rock, AZ Yesterday, our class took the afternoon off to visit Toadlena and Two Grey Hills, about 70 miles northeast of Window Rock. We took one of my favorite routes: north on Indian Route 12, east on New Mexico 134 over Narbona Pass and then north on 491 before making a turn toward Toadlena Read More