Navajo Clan Legends Poster

Navajo Clan Legends Poster

Navajo Clan Legends Poster

Dóon’è Baa Hane’

Navajo Clan Legends Poster

Display the traditional Narrative depicting the way in which Changing Woman created the Four Original Clans. Mountains, plants, Clan Journey Stories, and Protection Animals associated with the Clans.

This beautiful poster was created from illustrations by Theresa Breznau. Changing Woman is at the center, encircled by a rainbow yei and framed by the four sacred mountains. The four original clans, Bitterwater, Mud people, Towering House, and One Walks Around You, their associations and descriptions, surround the rainbow. The posters are in full-color and laminated.

This poster can be used with the Navajo Clan Wheel and the Clan Legends book.

Laminated on heavy cardstock.

This poster can be purchased in two sizes:

11″ x 17″ – $2.00
18″ x 22″ – $6.00

Ordering Information

San Juan School District
Heritage Language Resource Center
28 West 200 North
Phone: 435-678-1230
FAX: 435-678-1283
Store Hours: 9:00 – 4:30
Monday through Thursday
Email: rstoneman@sjsd.org

Online order at this Website: media.sjsd.org

We accept purchase orders, credit cards, and checks.
We bill only for items shipped and actual cost of shipping.
Personal orders ship after payment is received.
Please estimate 10% of purchase total for shipping cost.

Navajo Clan Legends Book

Dóone’e Baa Hane’

The Navajo Clan Legends Book

The Navajo Clan Legends Book is the story of Changing Woman and the creation of the first four original clans.This spiral-bound book is written in both Navajo (Diné Bizaad) and English and is printed in black, white, and sepia tone. This book is designed to be used either independently or with the Navajo Clan Wheel. The text is compiled by Don Mose and illustrated by Stephanie DeGeorge.

Dóone’e Baa Hane’ The Navajo Clan Legends
This project was made possible by a grant to San Juan School District from the United States
Department of Education, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs
(OBEMLA), Bilingual Education Act, Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education
Act, Systemwide Improvement Grant. For more information about this project, please
contact San Juan School District’s Title VII Coordinator at (435) 678-1200, 200 N. Main,
Blanding, UT 84511. San Juan School District Website: www.sanjuanschools.org.

 

Size – 8.5″ x 11″
Pages – 21
Binding – Spiral bound
Text – Navajo and English
Reading level – Fourth grade and up
Price $4.50 USD

Ordering Information

San Juan School District
Heritage Language Resource Center
28 West 200 North
Phone: 435-678-1230
FAX: 435-678-1283
Store Hours: 9:00 – 4:30
Monday through Thursday
Email: rstoneman@sjsd.org

Online order at this Website: media.sjsd.org

We accept purchase orders, credit cards, and checks.
We bill only for items shipped and actual cost of shipping.
Personal orders ship after payment is received.
Please estimate 10% of purchase total for shipping cost.

The Navajo Clan Wheel can be used with the Navajo Clan Legends Poster and the Clan Legends book.

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Navajo Clan Legends Poster

Display the traditional Narrative depicting the way in which Changing Woman created the Four Original Clans. Mountains, plants, Clan Journey Stories, and Protection Animals associated with the Clans.

This beautiful poster was created from illustrations by Theresa Breznau. Changing Woman is at the center, encircled by a rainbow yei and framed by the four sacred mountains. The four original clans, Bitterwater, Mud people, Towering House, and One Walks Around You, their associations and descriptions, surround the rainbow. The posters are in full-color and laminated.

This poster can be used with the Navajo Clan Wheel and the Clan Legends book.

Laminated on heavy cardstock.

This poster can be purchased in two sizes:

11? x 17? – $2.00
18? x 22? – $6.00

Ordering Information

San Juan School District
Heritage Language Resource Center
28 West 200 North
Phone: 435-678-1230
FAX: 435-678-1283
Store Hours: 9:00 – 4:30
Monday through Thursday
Email: rstoneman@sjsd.org

Navajo Hero Twins Story Part 1

Hero Twins Video Part 1

Navajo Language Lesson by Clayton Long

Ashiikè Naakií baa hashne’ dooleel.

Navajo Hero Twins Presentation Part 1

From the book:  The Legend of the Navajo Hero Twins

by Don Mose, Jr.
Illustrated by Charles Yanito

Navajo Language Lesson links

Clayton Long – Instructor

Clayton Long YouTube Channel

Mana Academy

Navajo Language Lessons Page

Navajo Language Lessons YouTube Channel

Navajo People Language Page

Heritage Language Resource Center

Harold Carey Jr – Computer Teacher

Tsidil – Navajo Stick Game

The Stick Game is a traditional activity given to the First Dine Clans by Changing Woman. Since it is not seasonally-specific, it can be played and enjoyed anytime of the year.

 

Navajo Stick Game-1

This game kit includes 40 polished stones (stars), three black & white dice, 25 colored playing sticks (markers), instructions, a 16-page, fullcolor, spiral-bound book, and 10-minute DVD.

Tsidil - Navajo Stick Game

DVD was filmed at the Aneth Community School Hogan and features Jim Dandy, Sr. and 6th grade children from Montezuma Creek Elementary. Game can be played by up to 25 students.

Navajo Stick Game-2

Book is illustrated by Navajo artist, Curtis Yanito.

Price $25.00

To Purchase:
Heritage Language Resource Center
Navajo and Ute Language Resources
28 West 200 North
Blanding, Utah 8451
435 -678 -1230
Website: media.sjsd.org

Changing Woman Protects Her Sons

One day, when the monster Yé’iitsoh came to visit her, changing woman quickly hid the boys.
Yé’iitsoh had seen little footprints around changing women’s hogan, he and he was very curious.
He asked, “Where are the little children who made these tracks?”

Changing Woman Protects Her SonsOh it was I who made these little footprints, “lied changing woman.”  “I was lonely and long for some children, so I made footprints with my fists like this.” She pressed her fist into the sand to demonstrate. “Then I added the total imprints with my fingers like this.”

Charles Yanito artist and illustrator

 Illustrated  artwork by Charles Yanito.

From the book:  The Legend of the Navajo Hero Twins

Ordering Information

San Juan School District
Heritage Language Resource Center
28 West 200 North
Phone: 435-678-1230
FAX: 435-678-1283
Store Hours: 9:00 – 4:30
Monday through Thursday
Email: rstoneman@sjsd.org

Online order at this Website: media.sjsd.org

We accept purchase orders, credit cards, and checks.
We bill only for items shipped and actual cost of shipping.
Personal orders ship after payment is received.
Please estimate 10% of purchase total for shipping cost.

Other Books and Posters

The Legend of the Navajo Hero Twins Book Review
Changing Woman Protects Her Sons
The Holy Beings Teach the Navajo Twins Poster
Navajo Winter Storytelling Poster
The Navajo Hero Twins Receive Their Weapons – Poster
Tsidil – Navajo Stick Game
Book Review of  ”The Legend of the Horse”
Legend of the Horse Poster
K’é – Diné (Navajo) Kinship System

Huerfano Mesa – Navajo Sacred Mountain

Huerfano Mesa (Dzil Na’oodilii – Encircling Mountain)

Home of First Man (‘Altsè Hastiin) and First Woman (’Altsè Asdzáá)

Huerfano Mesa -Navajo Sacred Mountain

Huerfano Mountain is a mountain summit in San Juan County in the state of New Mexico (NM). Huerfano Mountain climbs to 7,441 feet (2,268.02 meters) above sea level. Huerfano Mountain is located at latitude – longitude coordinates (also called lat – long coordinates or GPS coordinates) of N 36.425843 and W -107.845061

Dzil Na’oodilii is one of the sacred mountains of the Navajos, and is said to be suspended from the sky with sunbeams.

Dzil Na’oodilii is considered to be the “lungs” of Navajo country.

It is also the home of Yódí’ashkii (Goods of Value Boy), and Yódí’at’ééd (Goods of Value Girl), and one of the homes of ‘Altsé Hastiin (First Man), and ‘Altsé ‘Asdzáá (First Woman).

In the beginning DzilNa’oodilii was decorated with pollen, rugs, hides, cloth, and Male Rain for the coming of a special child (Changing Woman)

The Four Navajo Sacred Mountains

Mount Blanca (Tsisnaasjini’ – Dawn or White Shell Mountain – East
Mount Taylor (Tsoodzil – Blue Bead or Turquoise Mountain) – South
San Francisco Peaks (Doko’oosliid – Abalone Shell Mountain) – West
Mount Hesperus Dibé Nitsaa (Big Mountain Sheep) – Obsidian Mountain – North

Navajo People Website Links:

Navajo Culture – Navajo History – Navajo Art – Navajo Clothing Navajo Pictures – Navajo Rugs – Navajo Language– Navajo Jewelry – Navajo Code Talker – Navajo Pottery – Navajo Legends – Hogan’s – Sand Painting – Navajo Food – Navajo News – Navajo Nation

Gobernador Knob – Navajo Sacred Mountain

Gobernador Knob (Ch’óol’í’í – Fir Mountain)

 

Gobernador Knob the site where the Navajo’s Divine Goddess, Changing Woman (‘Asdzáá Nadleehe), was found by Talking God (Haashch’eelti’i) .

The Navajo have many traditions relating to Gobernador Knob. Navajo beliefs say that it represents the “Heart” of Navajo Country

Gobernador Knob also represents the outward look of the Male Hogan.

The traditional Navajo ancestral home is the area encompassed by the four sacred mountains but it’s “heart” is at Gobernador Knob, located near the north-east corner of the enlarged area of the map, where
Gobernador Knob - Navajo Sacred Mountain

Gobernador Knob is a small hump on Spruce Mountain (or Fir Mountain), that rises about 90 to 100 feet from Spruce Hill, having an overall elevation of 8,000 feet. Gobernardor Knob rises above the high broken mesa countryside sloping west from the Continental Divide to the Largo Canyon,

There are a number of identified Navajo remains in the vicinity of the Knob itself and the region is a part of the Dinétah (The original or old Navajo Country). At about 1921, Dr. Alfred V. Kidder of the Phillips-Andover Academy investigated what he believed to have been refugee sites of Puebloans fleeing Spanish vengeance during the troubled years during and following the Pueblo Rebellion of 1680.

 

The Four Navajo Sacred Mountains

Mount Blanca (Tsisnaasjini’ – Dawn or White Shell Mountain – East
Mount Taylor (Tsoodzil – Blue Bead or Turquoise Mountain) – South
San Francisco Peaks (Doko’oosliid – Abalone Shell Mountain) – West
Mount Hesperus Dibé Nitsaa (Big Mountain Sheep) – Obsidian Mountain – North

Navajo People Website Links:

Navajo Culture – Navajo History – Navajo Art – Navajo Clothing Navajo Pictures – Navajo Rugs – Navajo Language– Navajo Jewelry – Navajo Code Talker – Navajo Pottery – Navajo Legends – Hogan’s – Sand Painting – Navajo Food – Navajo News – Navajo Nation