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Navajo ceremonial baskets

sacred symbols, sacred space

by Georgiana Kennedy Simpson

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Published by Native Voices in Summertown, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navajo baskets -- History,
  • Navajo Indians -- Rites and ceremonies,
  • Navajo weavers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-142) and index

    StatementGeorgiana Kennedy Simpson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.N3 S56 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17153698M
    ISBN 101570671184
    LC Control Number2003025512
    OCLC/WorldCa53485212

      Kinaaldá: A Navajo girl comes of age in traditional ceremony Keiloh Nellie Poola officially came of age February 3. As he speaks, some of the women get up to spread cornmeal on a pile of book bags, ceremonial baskets and some of Kieloh’s personal items that are gathered behind the fire. They represent Kieloh’s journey into the next. Navajo Ceremonial Wedding Basket CA This basket is made from an inner coil of sumac or cottonwood and has an outercoiling of Split thin-leafed Yucca. The basket has changed from a clean white coloration to a more subtle reddish brown patina over a eighty plus year span.

      There are other wedding baskets made by the Navajo which interpret other symbols. The other symbol brought out on the Navajo wedding basket combines the black and red and black. The symbol says that those who have the inner black circle represents the underworld where the red represents earth and life. The outer black stands for the upper world. The ceremonial of Where the Two Came to Their Father was performed before they departed" (p. 7). Special Collections houses other materials concerning the Navajo ceremonies and spiritualism including, Kinaaldá; a study of the Navaho girl's puberty ceremony and Willow stories: Utah Navajo baskets. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Arts Council.

      The Navajo do set two of their major song ceremonial complexes, the Blessingway ([email protected]) and the Enemyway ('Anaa'jf) rites, quite apart from the chantways (the suffix ' . Navajo Wedding Basket is viewed as a map through which the Navajo chart their lives. The central spot in the basket represents the sipapu, where the Navajo people emerged from the prior world through a reed. The inner coils of the basket are white to represent birth. As you travel outward on the coils you begin to encounter more and more black.


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