Ethnoastronomy in Navajo sandpaintings of the heavens

Title
Ethnoastronomy in Navajo sandpaintings of the heavens
Author
T. Griffin-Pierce
Article Date
January-December 1986
Article Abstract
A cognitive and symbolic approach to the role of constellations in Navajo sandpaintings of the heavens. The Navajo recognize 8 major constellations, paired into 4 sequential age groups
Language
English
Notes
Illus.
Journal Title
Achaeoastronomy
Journal Volume
9
Journal Issue
1--4
Page Number(s)
62-69
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