A Story of Night and Day: the Navajo Shoe Game Pictorial Rug
Jane Hyden’s latest Pictorial rug celebrates the very first Navajo Shoe Game or Késhjéé. This first game was played long, long ago. At that time, the night animals and the day animals did not understand the importance of the cycles of the universe and …
If you read yesterday’s article, you understand why I’m going to the Gathering of Weavers: Navajo Weavers Marketplace at the Heard Museum on November 2. Today, I’m going to extol the virtues of the Pueblo Grand Annual Navajo Rug Auction and then you’ll understand why I can’t pass that event up either.
What’s the Pueblo …
“Wow, do I ever wish this weaving could talk!” When I’m analyzing a rug, there are so many times that I’ve said that to myself or to whoever was in earshot. Well, in May I found one that could talk. OK, it might be more appropriate to say that it had a good interpreter. It …Read More
The Gathering of Weavers, the Heard Museum’s annual celebration of Navajo weaving and weavers, had been re-scheduled to Saturday, December 1. Originally scheduled for November 3, the Gathering will feature many contemporary weavers showing their work and demonstrating weaving, spinning and dyeing. There are also interesting talks by interesting people and book signings. The Gathering …Read More
Phoenix, AZ I thought that we were doing pretty well in getting you a visit with all of the weavers that I saw at the Heard and then I had to rebuild the hard drive on my laptop. Fortunately, I had backups but it took awhile to get everything back to normal. I’m …Read More