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Navajo Superstitions

Navajo Superstitions

July 13, 2016 - 10:00 am in Folklore

With any discussion of Navajo superstitions, you will want to understand that they are also known as taboos. Whether you consider them to be superstitions or Navajo taboos, they remain fascinating reading nonetheless. When you study the history of Navajo traditions…

Navajo Drum

Navajo Drum

November 4, 2015 - 10:00 am in Folklore

The importance of the Navajo drum in Navajo culture and Navajo music cannot be understated. Drums and drumsticks figure heavily into many of the Navajo…

Navajo Ghost Beads

Navajo Ghost Beads

March 18, 2015 - 10:00 am in Folklore

Any serious research about the Navajo people will eventually include something about Navajo ghost beads. When learning about the Navajo culture, one is…

Navajo Quotes

Navajo Quotes

February 18, 2015 - 10:00 am in Folklore

The Navajo tribe through time, have proven to be very intelligent and knowledgeable in the aspect of life. They are aware of their surroundings and are also aware of what they want out of life. That is not something you can say for most people. As once stated…

Navajo Spider Woman

Navajo Spider Woman

June 12, 2014 - 3:00 pm in Folklore

Traditional stories and legends of elders were told to entertain and teach their children as well as grandchildren. Navajo spider woman legends were told by the Holy people. Navajo spider woman was said to first weave the universe and taught Navajo (Dine)…

Navajo Cradleboard Story

Navajo Cradleboard Story

June 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm in Folklore

Navajo cradleboard is a traditional protective carrier for kids. Cradle board comes in different styles and designs, reflecting the different artisan cultures of indigenous practices. Even today, cradle boards are still common in Navajo as baby carriers. How…

Navajo Sacred Mountains

Navajo Sacred Mountains

June 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Folklore

Navajos sacred mountains are something remarkable and certainly worth climbing for because of their inherent importance. The traditional land of Navajo region is famous for Navajo’s people as dinette. The whole place encompasses a big portion of the Northern…

Navajo Churro Sheep

Navajo Churro Sheep

May 24, 2014 - 10:00 am in Folklore

Sheep is an animal that symbolizes harmony, balance and good life on earth. Navajo Churro Sheep came from the Spanish people that have an inspired change of lifestyle. Considering the fact that the early people do not know how to grow sheep and other animals…

Navajo Totem Poles

Navajo Totem Poles

May 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Folklore

One of the famous and native tribe located in Southwestern United States is the Navajo, Navajo is considered as the largest number of people recognized as native tribe in the United States of America. The estimated number of Navajo’s member is estimated…

Navajo Gods and Goddesses

Navajo Gods and Goddesses

May 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm in Folklore

Navajo has a very rich culture, history, beliefs and tradition making them an exceptional group in the world. Navajo people also have a set of mythological characters that form their beliefs and traditions. They have lots of gods and goddesses that have distinct…