Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Beauty behind Native American Navajo Etched Pottery

Native American Navajo Etched pottery pieces are classic examples of indigenous artwork from the southwest. These pieces are beautiful, but you might wonder how they are created and what the symbols mean that are etched so beautifully into these pieces.   These pieces are created by the basic shape of the pot being poured into… Continue Reading

Hopi Womens’ Society Ceremonial Basket Dance: Nasanmuya

Baskets have played and continue to play a significant role in many Native American traditions, including the Hopi, indigenous people located on three high and rocky mesas in North Central Arizona.   Hopi are very spiritual people who center their lives on their beliefs. Many ceremonial dances throughout the sacred Hopi Calendar utilize baskets for… Continue Reading