the-two-germanys:

Navaho dry- or sand-painting connected with the Night Chant ceremony.

The Mythology of All Races, vol. X. North American

Hartley Burr Alexander
Boston: Marshall Jones Co., 1915.

“The encircling figure is the Rainbow goddess. The swastika-like central figure represents the whirling logs with Yei riding upon them. At the East is Hastsheyalti (white); at the West Hastshehogan (black). Rain spirits, with cloud-sacks and baskets, are North and South. Symbols of vegetation are between the arms of the cross.”

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