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1 Circle Drive
Tsaile, AZ 86556 United States

June 2016

Sheep is Life: A Celebration of Traditional Navajo Shepherding and Weaving Culture

June 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 19, 2016

Dine College, 1 Circle Drive
Tsaile, AZ 86556 United States
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Immerse yourself in traditional, historical, and contemporary Navajo shepherding and weaving culture at the 20th Annual Sheep is Life Celebration June 17-19. Visitors can experience sheep and wool production, fiber arts, textiles and culinary arts at workshops and presentations throughout the weekend. The celebration is presented by Diné be' iiná Inc.(DBI), a grassroots organization thtat seeks to preserve, protect and celebrate the Navajo way of life. DBI is dedicated to conserving the Navajo-Churro Sheep breed and promoting fiber arts to…

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June 2018

Sheep is Life Celebration – Tsaile

June 15, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 16, 2018

Dine College, 1 Circle Drive
Tsaile, AZ 86556 United States
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Dine Be’ Iina presents 18 days of training in traditional Navajo wool processing, tool making and fiber arts techniques culminating in the Sheep is Life Celebration event. The focus for this project will be teaching and fostering traditional wool production, harvesting, processing, spinning and weaving techniques that do not depend on water and modern technology. Dine Be’ Iina will host monthly community-based events to share and provide trainings in the creation of fiber/wool projects in Window Rock, Ganado and Tsaile. These workshops…

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