Tempe, AZ Adopt a Native Elder will hold their 20th Annual Rug Show in Park City , Utah on the weekend of November 6th through 8th, 2009, just in time for holiday shopping. The show draws weavers and other artists from many parts of the Navajo Nation. You’ll find rugs and other art work…Read More
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.
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…Read More
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…Read More
Toadlena, NM The Toadlena Trading Post is celebrating 100 years in business with a new exhibit that documents the weaving genealogy of the Bear Clan. Trading post owner Mark Winter has gathered rugs representing Bear Clan weavers who are in the living memory of the present generation. Each matriarch and her descendants are documented in…Read More