Elena Fava Emerson’s “One Native American Woman’s Life”

She used to card and spin wool by hand and weave rugs.  “She was a very good weaver,” George said.  “Oh, I don’t remember how many rugs I weaved, just too many!” she exclaimed, going back to her cooking. Elena Fava Emerson/Alexia Foundation

Elena Fava Emerson’s 2000 Student Award of Excellence project, “One Native American Woman’s Life,” shows us Dorothy, an 85-year-old Navajo woman. To demonstrate the strength of Native American women while maintaining a sense of their ancient culture Dorothy lives with … Continue reading