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.
At the Adopt a Native Elder October 2008 Food Run at Sanders, one of the elders asked her daughter to see if Linda Myers of ANE could get a “carding machine”. Linda was not sure what the elder wanted and sent weaver Barbara Spelman to ask more questions, and determine what it was the…Read More
I’ve just added two interesting new links to the site and I hope that you’ll enjoy both of them. Weaver William Whitehair of Dinnebito, AZ has a web site link in the weaver’s section. William weaves as part of a traditional Navajo lifeway that includes raising churro sheep, cattle, goats and horses. William also acts…Read More