Monthly Archives: May 2013

Interesting Facts about Turquoise

Turquoise is perhaps the oldest stone in human history with handcut beads dating back to 5000 B.C. discovered in Persia. Turquoise gets its name from the Greek work “Turkois” meaning “Turkish” for it was a stone that was bought in the Turkish bazaars. Turquoise is believed to aid in positive healing energy, mental functions, communications,… Continue Reading

Celebrating Hakitonmuya (the waiting period)

  May is the beginning of the end of Katsina season. Specifically May, is Hakitonmuya (the waiting period), the period for planting beans, squash, and melons outside and waiting for warmer weather to plant the corn outdoors. This is the period of waiting for warmer weather.   The ceremonies and activities for this season include… Continue Reading