Navajo man and woman wearing rugs and standing in front of Warren Trading Post Co

Navajo man and woman wearing rugs and standing in front of Warren Trading Post Co

"Navajo Woman and Infant, Canyon de Chelle, Arizona." (Canyon de Chelly National Monument), 1933 - 1942 - NARA - 519947 - Navajo people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Navajo Woman and Infant, Canyon de Chelle, Arizona." (Canyon de Chelly National Monument), 1933 - 1942 - NARA - 519947 - Navajo people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Navajo women stand near their loom with their woven Navajo indian rug. Native American craft in Monument Valley, Utah

Navajo women stand near their loom with their woven Navajo indian rug. Native American craft in Monument Valley, Utah

Yebichai Sweat - Navaho (The North American Indian, v. I. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1907)

Yebichai Sweat - Navaho (The North American Indian, v. I. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1907)

Yoreme Pajko’ora Dance - "Yoreme pajko’ora dancers wear a white blanket, or manta, wrapped around their waist and legs, and a long-sleeved, white shirt....Pajko’ora dancers also wear a leather belt with dangling bells and long strings of pebble-filled Giant Silk Moth cocoons wrapped around their legs. The sound made by the leg rattles resembles that of a rattlesnake—which is associated with rain and fertility. When they dance, pajko’ora wear a wooden mask representing a wild mountain…

Yoreme Pajko’ora Dance - "Yoreme pajko’ora dancers wear a white blanket, or manta, wrapped around their waist and legs, and a long-sleeved, white shirt....Pajko’ora dancers also wear a leather belt with dangling bells and long strings of pebble-filled Giant Silk Moth cocoons wrapped around their legs. The sound made by the leg rattles resembles that of a rattlesnake—which is associated with rain and fertility. When they dance, pajko’ora wear a wooden mask representing a wild mountain…

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