IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Digital Exhibits



The original exhibit, Hózhó: Navajo Beauty, Navajo Weavings, was staged by Matthew Sieber, Sarah Hatcher, and Ellen Sieber. Invaluable assistance was provided by Cheryl Engber, Mathilde Frances Lind, and Emily Rogers. This exhibit was sponsored by Themester 2016, an initiative of the IU College of Arts and Sciences

The exhibit was made digitally available by Ethan Miller, with significant advice and contributions from Sarah Hatcher, Ellen Sieber, Matthew Sieber, and Kate May.


For further reading on Navajo woven textiles, see:

Clara Lee Tanner Southwest Indian Craft Arts University of Arizona Press. Tuscon, Arizona 1968.  pp 60-84. Print.

Eulalie H. Bonar and contributors Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of the American Indian.  Washington, D.C. 1996. Print.

Joe Ben Wheat and Ann Lane Hedlund Blanket Weaving in the Southwest The University of Arizona Press. Tuscon, Arizona 2003.  Print.

Laurie D. Webster Reproducing the Past: Revival and Revision in Navajo Weaving for Journal of the Southwest: Vol. 38, No. 4.  Winter, 1996.  pp 415-431.  Accessed via JSTOR on 12 June 2017.