Last reviewed 6/16/2006
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Kirchner, Mary Kay, and Reza Sarhangi. (2011). Connecting the Art of Navajo Weavings to Secondary Education (PDF* - 974K) From Ohio Journal of School Mathematics 64: 11-17.
Shows teachers how to use patterns within Navajo weavings to illustrate mathematical concepts such as the four isometries and the seven frieze groups, the fundamental region, and the fractal concept of iteration and its impact on area and perimeter.
Some Comments on the Care of Navajo Textiles from the ASM Preservation Division.
American West - Explore the Navajo Nation (www.americanwest.com/pages/navajo2.htm). Information about the American West and Native American history, culture, and geography.
The Gloria F. Ross Tapestry Center (www.tapestrycenter.org)
Harrison Lapahie Jr. (www.lapahie.com). A personal website with much information on Navajo life and culture.
Lac insect (http://www.oasinweb.com/animali/lacca.JPG) photo from an Italian language nature site.
Museum of Northern Arizona (www.musnaz.org)
Navajo Help Save Unique Sheep from Extinction (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/08/0830_050830_navajo_sheep.html) National Geographic News article.
Navajo Nation (www.navajo.org). The website of the Navajo Nation.
Navajo Times (www.navajotimes.com). Website for the newspaper of the Navajo Nation.
Navajo weaving history online (www.americana.net/rugs_article.html). By Lee & Eric Anderson of Anderson's American Indian & Western Shows.
Oyate (www.oyate.org). Website of the Oyate organization which evaluates educational resources by and about Native peoples and promotes quality literature.