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Navajo Sheep herders and rug makers.

Tool, materials and plants used to dye wool, and to weave the wool into a Navajo rug. Women do most of the work on rugs including herding and shearing the sheep. Seen also is a women in her traditional family Hogan in the canyon of Canyon de Chelle where she grew up. She boils black walnuts to dye the wool. Also gathering plants and bugs from the area for dye.

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Tool, materials and plants used to dye wool, and to weave the wool into a Navajo rug.  Women do most of the work on rugs including herding and shearing the sheep.  Seen also is a women in her traditional family Hogan in the canyon of Canyon de Chelle where she grew up.  She boils black walnuts to dye the wool.  Also gathering plants and bugs from the area for dye.