Spider Woman's Gift
Nineteenth-century Diné Textiles at the Museum of Indian Arts and CultureBook - 2011
At Canyon de Chelly, in the heart of the Navajo Nation, stands an eight-hundred-foot sandstone rock formation known as Spider Rock. According to Din#65533; oral history, this sacred place is where Spider Woman makes her home. For centuries, her gift of weaving has provided the Din#65533; with a constant means of sustenance.