Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father: Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting

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Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father: Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting - Griffin-Pierce, Trudy, Professor, and Momaday, Natachee Scott (Foreword by)

To the Navajo, sandpaintings are sacred, living entities that reflect the interconnectedness of all living beings - humans, plants, stars, animals, and mountains. This book explores the circularity of Navajo thought in analyses of sandpaintings, Navajo chantway myths, and stories reflected in the celestial constellations. Beginning with an ...

Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father: Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting 1995, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826316349

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