March 2022

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."

Barbara Ornelas

Barbara Teller Ornelas is a fifth-generation Master Navajo weaver who specializes in Two Grey Hills style pieces. 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....

Lynda 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....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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Stocker Foundation
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University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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