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Item # 32771
List Price: $60.00 Your Price: $44.95
Ship Weight: 4.00 lbs
Handcrafted in New Mexico
Male Yei ~ Navajo Sand Painting Box Matted and Framed with a Glass Top ~ These sand paintings are done completely by hand. When a sandpainting is created the opening always faces east. This is the entrance that the holy people come to empower the image with their presence. The Navajo people believe the universe to be delicately balanced. Only man can upset it causing disaster or illness. When this happens a medicine man must restore the natural balance. Balance is restored by healing the offender with chants herbs prayers songs and sand paintings.On the back of each piece is a card with the artists name and picture. Measures approximately 7.25 x 7.25 x 3.75 Inch. This sand painting is the work of John Benally a Navajo Indian. Handcrafted in the USA.