ICTMN Staff (June 29, 2015) Wool Power! Navajo Sheepherding Shines at ‘Sheep is Life” [20 Photos]. Indian Country Today Media Network. Retrieved July 6, 2015 from.

On June 19 and 20, Diné College in Tsaili, Arizona, hosted the Sheep Is Life Celebration. A tribute to Navajo sheepherding and weaving culture, Sheep is Life included demonstrations and workshops  on traditional shearing, skirting, washing, carding, dying, spinning, weaving, felting and other fiber arts. Other attractions included a competitive sheep and wool show, demonstrations of butchering, and plenty of delicious lamb and mutton dishes.

Photography and multimedia company Lizard Light Productions (lizardlight.com) was on hand to document the event; for more scenes of Native cultural and arts events in Arizona, be sure to follow them at facebook.com/lizardlightproductions.

 

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