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Navajo Sand Painting Father Sky & Mother Earth by Artist Glen Nez SWT-5057

Navajo Sand Painting Father Sky & Mother Earth by Artist Glen Nez SWT-5057

Description:

This is a traditional Navajo sand painting with Father Sky & Mother Earth by artist Glen Nez.

Father Sky and Mother Earth Sandpainting:

Father Sky and Mother Earth appear in many sandpaintings through most of the Navajo Ways, including the Shooting Way, Mountain Way and Blessing Way. They are invoked because of their strength and all-pervading importance.

In the body of Mother Earth are the four sacred plants - corn, beans, squash and tobacco. In the body of Father Sky are the constellations, including the Milky Way, the sun and the moon. (Slight variations within the painting often occur due to different artists' interpretations of any given ceremony.)

Material & Measurements:

  • Wood
  • Sand
  • Weighs approximately 5.4 oz
  • The sand painting is approximately 13 3/4" sq X 3/4"

 (Color and Matrix may vary due to monitor settings, lighting and natural properties of each color)

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