Adopt-A-Native-Elder Rug Show & Sale
Photos by Samuel Askins
The Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program held its Navajo Rug Show and Sale at the Snow Park Lodge in Deer Valley from Nov. 8–10. The show featured traditional weavings, jewelry, baskets and more for sale, along with programs centered around Navajo culture, like weaving demonstrations and a closing pow wow. Guests also enjoyed the Navajo Grandma Idol contest, a veterans ceremony and the Navajo children's princess pageant. The annual show started 20 years ago with a few rugs for sale at the Kimball Art Center, and now it's one of the largest events of its kind in the country. Proceeds from items sold went to the Navajo elders to help them through the winter.
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