Navajo Sand Painting -- Whirling Log

Navajo Sand Painting -- Whirling Log Native Americana


Stock #: 201616
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: C. T. Art-Colortone
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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6 -- WHIRLING LOG (GOOD LUCK) SAND PAINTING OF THE NAVAJO INDIANS. The Navaho Indians have an elaborate nine day ceremony, the Yebashi, in which a sand painting is made daily and addording to rheir religion each one must be destroyed before sunset, otherwise it would be a very bad omen. These are made by qualified Medicine Men in which many colors of sands are used, ground from colored rock. The "Whirling Log" sand painting is one of the very important of a group and is said to bring good fortune
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