Dec 16, 2010 ... Grinding Corn at Kinaalda, Navajo Puberty Ceremony .... was time for my
Kinaalda, the Navajo ceremony marking a young girl's coming of age.
It is a four day ceremony which includes girls who reached the puberty (first ...
The origin of Kinaalda is in the ancient Navajo myth of the Changing woman.
The Kinaaldá ceremony is one which combines the rich and dynamic cultural
heritage ... of the Navajo youth will test the ceremony's longevity during the
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Sep 16, 2008 ... As a Navajo Woman I am very blessed to say this is what a true ... Kinaalda
means "puberty ceremony", and is also the name given to the girl ...
Sep 19, 2008 ... Navajo medicine people serve not only as healers but as historians for ... and 18,
young Navajos have a coming-of-age ceremony that marks ...
Jan 15, 2001 ... Apache Puberty Sunrise Ceremony, Becoming a Woman. ... celebrate a girl's
coming of age into womanhood, and have rituals commemorating ... According to
the Navajo myth, Changing Woman was the daughter of First Man ...
To illustrate a synthesis between psychosocial and anthropological approaches,
´ the Navajo female pubertal coming-of-age ceremony called Kinaalda is ...
When Sheila Goldtooth had her kinaalda, a Navajo girl's rite of passage, her
uncle ... Community College in Tsaile-Wheatfields has trailed her uncle since age
five. ... a four-day ceremony, reflects Changing Woman's first ritual when the
Navajo .... People) and is born for Tó 'aheedlíinii (Two Rivers Coming Together
There are more than 50 Navajo ceremonies. ... puberty ceremonies are
performed; When young people are 16 to 18 years old, coming-of-age
ceremonies are ...
the Navajo female pubertal coming-of-age ceremony called Kinaaldá is
described and analyzed using the published literature, observations of two