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NAST invites you to hear Sunny Dooley orate traditional Navajo Blessingway Stories.

This will be a masked event.

Cosponsored by The Fund for the Study of the World's Religions, the Department of Educational Studies, and the Department of Religion.

 

Sunny Dooley is a storyteller, folklorist and cultural consultant – collecting, learning and retelling the oral tradition of the Diné Hozhojii Hané (Navajo Blessingway stories). These stories present the world view of the Diné people and details their relationship with their surroundings. She has retold these stories by oral tradition in Navajo and in English for a variety of organizations, universities, elementary schools and conferences throughout the US, Canada, Africa, Europe and Mexico including the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, the Denver Arts Museum, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISDI) and programs sponsored by the PEW Charitable Trust.

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