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Ye’i and Ye’i Bi Chei Weavings

Above: A 1950’s handspun Shiprock Ye’i dyed with vegetal and aniline colors

People who aren’t familiar with Navajo weaving often confuse Ye’i and Ye’i Bi Chei weavings.  The Ye’i design depicts the Diyiin Diné’é (Holy People) directly and they are always shown facing the viewer and are often surrounded on three sides by a Rainbow Ye’i. …

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