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Yei Sand Painting

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Cultural Period: Navajo

Description: Vertical rectangular presentation in sand of a single Yei figure. The figure has a square white head, earrings, a turquoise necklace, and is wearing a kilt of rose red with black and darker red designs. The figure also holds green sprigs (corn plants) in both hands.

Dimensions: 9 L x 5 W (inches).

Collection: On display at Navajo National Monument.

Author
Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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