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Inspirations from the Native American culture

As a Navajo Native American, my spiritual connection to my Native American culture is always with me

Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Posted by on Aug 2nd, 2014 in glass, native american | Comments Off on Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Fusion in glass art and culture is intertwined within the work of Preston Singletary. He is a Native American Artist from the Northwest Coast tribe, the Tlingit. Preston Singletary was raised in Seattle, where he learned the traditions of European glassmaking through the Marioni Family, Dante and Paul. Singletary decided to combine the traditions of Native American culture and glassmaking. As a Navajo artist myself, I admire how Singletary portrays the rich Northwest Coast Indian culture through his contemporary glass sculptures. Preston...

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Running on Navajo Indian Time

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2012 in native american | Comments Off on Running on Navajo Indian Time

Running on Navajo Indian Time

My mind is always racing with non-stop thoughts, it is so hard to stop the constant chatter. Turning the voice off in my head is a difficult to control. I am working on quiet meditation for at least 20 minutes of stillness. As an Navajo Indian living on the East Coast within a major city is a far cry from where my ancestors are from. I am from the Dine Nation, Navajo Tribe. The Dine Bikeya is a between the Four Sacred Mountains of New Mexico and Arizona. When I am on the Navajo Reservation, it takes me several days to unwind. I am told “to...

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