2018 and the Winners Are...

August 08, 2018

2018 and the Winners Are...

 

2018 GALLUP INTER-TRIBAL CEREMONIAL HAS BEEN GOOD TO OUR WEAVERS ONCE AGAIN!!   WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE  WINNERS:

Master Weaver Lucie Maraianito won the coveted title of 
Best of Tribal Arts
with her Navajo Woman's shawl 
Churro 1549

Silky soft Navajo woman's shawl  Lucie Marianito Silk Shawl Churro 1549

1st Place and Best of Category and BEST of Tribal Arts!!
    This shawl was woven from natural dyed blended Silk/Merino wool.   It is a variant of a 2nd phase Chief Blanket woven shorter to fit you nicely.  Indigo blue and cochineal.!  We are thrilled for you Lucie!!

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1ST PLACE  - BEST OF CATEGORY--Ganado
CHURRO 1554 -- Gloria Bia
Ganado Navajo Rug


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1ST PLACE  - BEST OF CATEGORY--Two Grey Hills
CHURRO 1560 -- Helen and Gloria Bia
Two Grey Hills 

That makes 2 Best of Categories for Gloria Bia.  Great job, Great talent!!

 And Hats off to Helen Bia!

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1ST PLACE  - BEST OF CATEGORY--Burntwater

Burntwater Navajo WeavingElvie Van Winkle and grand daughter Best of Category-Elvie VanWinkle

This weaving came about because Steve asked Elvie if she would weave a natural dyed Burntwater.  Elvie VanWinkle has won 1st Place and Best of Category for her hand dyed Burntwater Navajo rug, 3352 .   Extremely tight and sporting over 60 colors Elvie put great effort into this wonderful weaving! 

So happy for you Elvie!!   

***1ST PLACE RIBBONS - CHURRO NAVAJO RUGS***


Churro 1541Kathy Marianito Navajo Weaver
Churro 1545Navajo Womans MantaChurro 1521Churro 1552Churro 1552 Churro 1565 1st time Navajo WeaverChurro 1566Churro 1570Churro1571Optical Navajo WeavingChurro 1573Churro 1574 Churro 1575Churro 1576

Churro 1577 TableTop Teec by Cecelia Nez--we'll have photos soon
                      

***2ND PLACE AWARDS- CHURRO NAVAJO RUGS***

Churro 1567  Churro 1562  Churro 1578  Churro 1579

CONTEMPORARY NAVAJO WEAVING WINNERS !!

1ST PLACE:   
3333   3311   3340

2ND PLACE:
3324    3347  3354