The Magic Weaver of Rugs: A Tale of the Navajo

The Magic Weaver of Rugs A Tale of the Navajo Two women from a starving tribe go to the Spider Woman for help and learn to build looms dye wool and weave with their very souls Not until they return home teach their tribe to weave and begin t

  • Title: The Magic Weaver of Rugs: A Tale of the Navajo
  • Author: Jerrie Oughton
  • ISBN: 9780395661406
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Two women from a starving tribe go to the Spider Woman for help, and learn to build looms, dye wool, and weave with their very souls Not until they return home, teach their tribe to weave, and begin to prosper, do they realize the value of their skills A dramatic explanation of the origin of Navajo rugs and the skills of their weavers Oughton s fluid prose, studded witTwo women from a starving tribe go to the Spider Woman for help, and learn to build looms, dye wool, and weave with their very souls Not until they return home, teach their tribe to weave, and begin to prosper, do they realize the value of their skills A dramatic explanation of the origin of Navajo rugs and the skills of their weavers Oughton s fluid prose, studded with images, has a poetic intensity, mirrored by Desimini s lush illustrations Publishers Weekly

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    1. Two women from a starving Native American tribe go to the Spider Woman for help, and learn to build looms, dye wool, and weave with their souls.They return home, teach their tribe to weave, and begin to make money, realizing the value of their skills.This story includes a dramatic explanation of the origin of Navajo rugs and the skills of their weavers. This story is for grade level K-3. Illustraion is vey creative and great color has been used.

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