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Cultural Teachings

"Diné teachings about the duality in life. There is male and female rain, the mixture of these waters give way to moisture, mist and youth rain. These exist at the peaks of holy sacred mountains. From here we pray...creating positive thoughts toward the mountains as did our ancestors. These positive thoughts, prayers of supplication for attaining personal goals and aspirations, we pray for "hozho" (peace, beauty, balance and harmony) in daily living within our environment. We depend upon water for almost every aspect of life, we are brought into this world in water. All living things need water.
Our first mother -Mother Earth and our first father -Father Sky take care of us, blessing us with the necessities of life.
Start each day with gratitude and humility."
 
Eileen Quintana 
Title VI Program Manager 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.wearenavajo.org/we-are-navajo/native-heritage

 

 

https://utahdinebikeyah.org/traditional-foods-program/earth-day-and-the-importance-of-water/