Tempe, AZ One of the things that people come to terms with when they’re learning to weave Navajo style is something that I learned from Pearl Sunrise at a class I took a long time ago (shortly after the Monster-Slayer Twins rid the Fourth World of nasty creatures). With great authority and wisdom, Pearl said Read More
Archives for October 2009
Tempe, AZ Navajo visitors to our classroom often ask the students if they have done their own warps and are surprised to learn that they have. If our class were running in the traditional Navajo way of teaching weaving, Jennie and I would have done the warps before the class started we would have begun Read More
Tempe, AZ We’re all home now, so I’ll catch you up on some pictures that I took of our students during our latest class. Although I do an entry on our general activities during the class, I wait until after the session is over to post pictures of the students.
Day one of the class is Read More
Ganado, AZ The final event of this year’s Traders and Their Neighbors gathering organized by the Navajo Nation Museum was a tour of the Hubbell home at the Hubbell Trading Post National Historic site. The home is behind the trading post and has been kept as much as possible the way it was when Dorothy Read More
Window Rock, AZ We concluded our October class with a trip to the Crownpoint Rug Auction, about 70 miles east of here. The auction is held each month at the Crownpoint Elementary School and is in it’s 41st year. Last night, approximately 120 bidders vied for about 170 rugs. There were some no sales, and Read More