A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Lynda Teller Pete

Lynda Teller Pete is a fifth-generation Navajo weaver who is known for weaving in the traditional Two Grey Hills pattern. Her father, Sam Teller, worked at the Two Grey Hills Trading Post in New Mexico, where she was raised with her two sisters and two brothers. The Two Grey Hills style is identified primarily by a double-diamond layout, intricate geometric design using natural colored, hard carded and hand-spun wool as well as high weft counts. Teller Pete teaches Navajo weaving workshops with her sister, Barbara Teller Ornelas, including at Idyllwild Arts Academy’s Native American Arts Program.

Alongside Barbara Teller Ornelas, she is the author of "How to Weave a Navajo Rug and Other Lessons from Spider Woman."

Scheduled events:
Lessons from Spider Woman
Sisters Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete share the beauty and the cultural significance of their Navajo weaving in their new book, "How to Weave a Navajo Rug."

Nuestras RaĆ­ces Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Panelists: Barbara Ornelas, Lynda Pete
Moderator: Kristen Suagee-Beauduy

How to Weave a Navajo Rug and Other Lessons from Spider Woman
Nuestras Raices
October 2020
ISBN 9781734421705
Spiral-bound, 152 pages
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Spider Woman's Children
Navajo Weavers Today
Nuestras Raices
Thrums Books
January 2018
ISBN 9780999051757
Paperback, 144 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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