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www.perrynulltrading.com/our-corner-of-the-southwest/kinaalda-navajo-coming-age-ceremony

Dec 8, 2015 ... It was late November when my friends and I set out for a Kinaaldá, Navajo coming of age ceremony for girls. We drove in the dark over rutted ...

navajopeople.org/blog/kinaalda-celebrating-maturity-of-girls-among-the-navajo

Dec 16, 2010 ... The Navajo Puberty Ceremony celebrating maturity of girls among the Navajo is held ... would be to invite laziness and an ugly form at a comparatively early age. .... the Navajo ceremony marking a young girl's coming of age.

www.quora.com/What-does-the-Navajos-coming-of-age-ceremony-consist-of

The Navajo main coming or age ceremony is the gilrs or puberty ceremony or first menstruation ceremony is called Kinaaldá in Navajo language. It is still per...

nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/southwest/navajo/comingofage.html

Coming of Age Ceremony (Women): A woman's coming of age was the day the tribe officially recognized that she was no longer a girl - she was a woman.

traditionscustoms.com/coming-of-age/kinaalda

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.

www.planetozkids.com/oban/legends-people/navajo-ceremonies-culture-indigenous-people-of-north-america.htm

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 ...

www.nec.navajo-nsn.gov/Portals/0/NN%20Research/Other/2003_%20Adolescent%20Identity%20Formation%20and%20Rites%20of%20Passage-%20The%20Navajo%20Kinaalda%C2%B4%20Ceremony%20for%20Girls.pdf

the Navajo female pubertal coming-of-age ceremony called Kinaaldá is described and analyzed using the published literature, observations of two ceremonies ...

www.kitchensisters.org/girlstories/kinaalda

Sep 20, 2010 ... The Navajo are the largest Native American nation in the North America. The Kindaalda is the Navajo coming of age ceremony for women.

video.nationalgeographic.com/video/us-apachegirl-pp

In New Mexico, the Mescalero Apache reservation prepares for a coming-of-age ritual. Over the span of four days, young Apache girls will pass through ancient ...