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Spider Grandmother


Spider Grandmother (Sussistanako or Tse-che-nako) is an important ... Navajo mythology tells of Spider Woman or Spider Old-Woman (Na'ashjéii Asdzáá).

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Jan 17, 2012 ... ather than doing each of these animals as individual words of the day, I figured I'd speed up the process and cover a lot of animals all ... Na'ashjé'ii (Spider) .... Can I ask how do you say 'hedgehog' (not porcupine) in Navajo?

Navajo Pottery - Navajo People


The hole which the Spider Woman instructed all weavers to make in the ... The Navajo word for it is shih nih bi-teen', which, literally translated, is: 'Mind my road.

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Dec 23, 2014 ... The Navajo (also Navaho) people of the southwestern United States call .... all the English/Navajo and Navajo/English word associations in the codebook. .... Then "Spider Woman" taught the Navajo how to weave on it.

Weaving Life in the Dine World, Navajo weaver interview


Spider Woman instructed the Navajo women how to weave on a loom which Spider Man .... Hozona h'astleen is the way the Dine (Navajo word meaning "the  ...

Spider Rock sacred ground - crosscountrytravelinfo.com


Sep 29, 2011 ... Spider Woman also teaches the Navajos the art of weaving, ... blanket over them, said some magic words, and brought her creations to life.

The Gift of Spider Woman - Archiving Early America


It will, no doubt, endure, and evolve as have the Navajo, themselves. ... In the third world the holy ones advised Spider Woman that she had the capabilities ... that Navajo is a Spanish version of the Tewa word navaju (nava meaning field and ...

Navajo Taboos for Nature and Wild Animals - Navajo Central


Navajos have an omen that can also be considered as a taboo. .... Do not kill a spider unless you draw a circle around it and say, " you have no relatives." Or "a ...

Navajo creation story – The First World “Nihodilhil” (Black World)


Mar 12, 2011 ... Navajo origin stories begin with a First World of darkness (Nihodilhil). .... bat people, the Spider Man and Woman, and the Salt Man and Woman, and ... Its hard to phonetically explain the word nihodiilhil as I cannot explain the ...

Spider Woman's Hands by Lauren Raine

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"The Navajo have their own version of Spider Woman. ... to the eyes of the uninitiated, Spider Woman appears merely as an insect, and her words go unheard.

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Na'ashǫ́'ii - Navajo Language (Diné Bizaad)


Their Navajo name, na'ashǫ́'ii, can refer to practically any reptile. But, it originally refers to ... Since it's so similar, here is the word for spider: na'ashjé'ii. Yee-yah.

What is the Navajo word for spider - Answers.com


Kǫ' The mark under the O makes it nasalized like in the French word "bon". The mark at the end is the Navajo consonant called a glottal stop. We have it in the ...

Spider Woman, the Navajo goddess - Native language


Information and legends about the Native American mythological figure Spider Woman.

Native American Indian Spider Legends, Meaning and Symbolism ...


Collection of Native American spider stories from various tribes. ... Legends about the Navajo Indian goddess Spider Woman teaching the people to weave and ...

Spider Woman - Myth Encyclopedia - mythology, god, story, world ...


In the Navajo creation story, Spider Woman (Na'ashjéii asdzáá) helps the ... white blanket over them, said some magic words, and the creatures began to move.