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Navajo Tribe
Navajo Primary



Navajo Wedding Basket



Woven basketry

3 x 15.25 x 15.25 in. (7.62 x 38.735 x 38.735 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 95.1.67
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Baskets
Culture/Nationality: Navajo, Native American, North American
Collection: George and Anne Vaux Collection

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  • baskets - Containers made of twigs, rushes, thin strips of wood, or other flexible material woven together.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • Navajo - The style and culture of a populous North American Indian group who live primarily in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, speaking an Apachean language which is classified in the Athabaskan language family. At some point in prehistory, the Navajo and Apache migrated to the Southwest from Canada, where most other Athabaskan-speaking peoples still live; although the exact timing of the relocation is unknown, it is thought to have been between 1100 and 1500 CE. These early Navajo were mobile hunters and gatherers; after moving to the Southwest, however, they adopted many of the practices of the sedentary, farming Pueblo Indians near whom they settled.
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • Southwestern Native American - Styles and cultures Southwestern Native America.

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