Archive for June 2009

Adopt a Native Elder Rug Show

Adopt a Native Elder Rug Show
20th ANNUAL SHOW NOVEMBER 6TH – 8TH 2009
This year we are celebrating the 20th Annual Navajo Rug Show. This is a special anniversary because it represents 20 years of bringing Navajo Elders to Park City to share their culture and sell their rugs. The Elders and their families travel from different parts of the Navajo Reservation and while at the Rug show demonstrate skills such as carding wool, spinning yarn, weaving rugs, and singing traditional songs for school children and the public.

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Dinéjík’éhgo ‘Atło (Navajo Weaver’s Day) at Navajo Nation Museum

Window Rock, AZ The Navajo Nation Museum has designated Friday, July 17 as their first Dinéjík’éhgo ‘Atło (Navajo Weaver’s Day).  The event will feature vendors, weaving demonstrations, food, a symposium, and two screenings of  the 2007 documentary “Weaving Worlds” (at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM).  “Weaving Worlds” director Bennie Klain and weaver Gilbert Begay are…

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Dinéjík’éhgo ‘Atło (Weaver’s Day) at Navajo Nation Museum

Navajo Weavers Day at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, AZ.  This will take place on Friday, July 17, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m..  The event will include vendors, weaving demostrations, food, a symposium, and film screenings. The event will feature two showings of the documentary film “Weaving Worlds“, directed by Navajo…

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