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Navajo Sandpainting - Father Sky, Mother Earth weaving from the Male Shooting Chant and used in various other chant ways.
The first creation of the Great Spirit was Father Sky and Mother Earth, from whence all life sprang.
The stars, sun, moon and the constellations are shown on the body of Father Sky. The zigzags crossing his shoulders, arms, ...
Woven by Master Weaver Anita Tsosie, this Sandpainting weaving won a Blue Ribbon at the 1995 O’odham Tash All Indian Fair. It has commercial dyes and of course is very tightly woven. Extremely well known, Anita won Best of Show at Santa Fe Indian Market for her Sandpainting Weaving depicting the Sky People in 2004. She also won first place in t...
Yei Navajo rug. Female Yei weaving standing over 8 feet tall! It is a female Woven with beautiful light gray background, vibrant red, deep black and cream wool in the design. A lovely stepped border stands between two Spider woman cross borders.
This weaving was part of the 2016 Woven Holy People exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery and is on pag...