Navajo Weavings

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Navajo Weavings

  1. 1. Navajo Weavings
  2. 2. Where did Navajo people come from? • Southwestern United States • Western New Mexico, southern Utah and northern Arizona.
  3. 3. How did the Native Americans make Weavings? • How did they make yarn? • Where did yarn come from?
  4. 4. Story of Mae Beth • Mae Beth used sheers to cut wool off the sheep.
  5. 5. Mae Beth cleaned the wool • Mae Beth cleaned the wool with her hands.
  6. 6. Cleaning wool • These are the carding combs that Mae Beth used to clean the wool.
  7. 7. Spinning wool • This is the spindle that Mae Beth used to spin, yarn, and fiber the wool.
  8. 8. Dry the wool • The sun dries the wool.
  9. 9. Dye the wool • These are the plants that are used to dye the wool that came from the sheep that Mae Beth sheared.
  10. 10. Dye the wool • This the fire and wash tub that boiled the water and dyed the wool that came from the sheep that Mae Beth sheared.
  11. 11. Loom • This is the loom that Mae Beth used to create the rug.
  12. 12. Weaving • This is the precious Navajo rug that Mae Beth made from the wool that came from the sheep that Mae Beth sheared.
  13. 13. Home • This is Mae Beth’s home where she creates weavings.
  14. 14. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ByYj5G4Hc • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbtKnvc_9 No
  15. 15. Objectives • The students will be able to understand the process of weaving used by the Navajo Indians. • Students will be able to recognize patterns in pictures of rugs made by different tribes. • Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic weaving techniques by making a weaving using yarn.

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