Tempe, AZ Up until horse accoutrements like saddle blankets, cinches and bridles were commercially available, Navajo weavers produced these items themselves, skillfully winding their warp threads between the necessary hardware, using it at the end of the warp instead of a rod.  Cinches virtually disappeared until the late 20th century when weavers like Roy Kady…

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Diné be’ iiná, Inc. The Navajo Lifeway For Immediate Release: June 2009 Contact: Shanna Downey, 505.863.3192 For a complete schedule, visit www.navajolifeway.org 13 Annual Sheep is Life Celebration Free Events & Fun for the Whole Family Friday and Saturday, 19-20 June 2009 Navajo Preparatory School Campus, 1220 West Apache, Farmington, NM   Friday, 19 June…

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