Kinaalda – Celebrating maturity of girls among the Navajo

The Navajo Puberty Ceremony ┬ácelebrating maturity of girls among the Navajo is held generally on the fourth night after the first evidence of the maiden’s entrance into womanhood. On the first morning following the moment of this change in life the girl bathes and dresses in her finest clothes. Later she stretches herself face downward … Continue reading Kinaalda – Celebrating maturity of girls among the Navajo