Water is Life Navajo Rug by Gerard Begay

The Fringed Mouth Yei is a deity in the Nightway chant which is a traditional Navajo winter healing ceremony. The Fringed Mouth Yei received its name from the mask which has fringes around the eyes and mouth. It is believed that there are two types of Fringed Mouth Yei, one represents the earth and plant […]

The Water Carries Her, She Carries the Water by Elizabeth LaPensée, 2016

The Water Carries Her, She Carries the Water An Anishinaabe water carrier’s singing fills the water with the vibrations of sounds that bring healing. 16″ x 20″ Digital Media Elizabeth LaPensée, 2016 Elizabeth LaPensée, Ph.D. expresses herself through writing, design, and art in games, comics, and animation. She is Anishinaabe, Métis, and Irish, living near the […]

Horseshoe Bend by Lyonel Tso

Lyonel Tso is Navajo from Page, Arizona. He is a graduate from Arizona State University-Tempe. He served the Native American student population in various capacities at ASU, including as a student specialist for the American Indian Student Support Services. He is a talented photographer, who captures on camera beautiful landscapes of Diné Bikéyah (Navajo lands). […]

Art Contest

Entering: Everyone is invited to submit artwork; the Water is Life art contest is open to United States residents age 18 and up. For full rules and prizes see the contest rules. Voting: Come back later to vote for your favorite artwork. Voting closes 11:59PM EDT on April 24, 2016. Like This Post