December 02, 2020 with Steven J. Yazzie and Tony Kahn
Navajo New Year and Coyotes with Navajo artist Steven J. Yazzie and Navajo Culturalist Tony Kahn.
The Navajo New Year (Gaaji) starts in October. Navajo cultural observances from October through February include winter ceremonies, games and stories. Winter stories many times feature coyotes and have been told and passed along for generations and are an integral part of Navajo oral tradition. Navajo Culturalists Tony Kahn and Steven J. Yazzie talk about the Navajo Fall and Winter, coyotes and their significance in both culture and art.