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Sandpaintings of the Navaho Shootingway and The Walcott Collection

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dc.contributor.author Wyman, Leland C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-25T17:38:50Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-14T19:08:34Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-25T17:38:50Z en_US
dc.date.available 2013-03-14T19:08:34Z
dc.date.issued 1970
dc.identifier.citation Wyman, Leland C. 1970. "<a href="http%3A%2F%2Fdx.doi.org%2F10.5479%2Fsi.00810223.13.1">Sandpaintings of the Navaho Shootingway and The Walcott Collection</a>." <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology</em>. 1&ndash;102. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.13.1">https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.13.1</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 0081-0223
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.13.1
dc.description.abstract A brief account of the Navaho and their ceremonial system ("religion") and practice of ritual, with its sanctioning mythology, provides background for the discussion of the sandpaintings of the Shootingway chantway, its Mountain-Shootingway phase, and its Evilway ritual. A short section on the mythology of the male and female branches of Shootingway relates its major mythic motifs to the following account of the symbols and designs of its sandpaintings. Special attention is given to the rarely performed Sun&amp;apos;s House phase of male Shootingway and the double sandpainting, Sky-reaching Rock, the most elaborate of all sandpainting designs, which is especially associated with this phase. Finally, there is a detailed descriptive catalog of the 28 reproductions of Navaho sandpaintings in the Mrs. Charles D. Walcott Collection, now in the United States National Museum. en
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dc.relation.ispartof Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology en
dc.title Sandpaintings of the Navaho Shootingway and The Walcott Collection en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 113380
dc.identifier.eISSN 1943-6661 en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.5479/si.00810223.13.1
rft.jtitle Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology
rft.issue 13
rft.spage 1
rft.epage 102
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dc.citation.epage 102
dc.relation.url http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810223.13.1


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