The Churro and the Navajo: One Family's Journey to Save the Sacred Sheep

Sunday Sep 16, 2018

6029 Isleta Blvd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
US

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Colleen Langan

Phone: 5053140398
Website: Click to Visit

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This presentation features photographs and anecdotes documenting one Navajo family’s journey to help save the churro, and in the process, saving the family and Navajo culture.

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The Navajo elders cried when they saw Sharon Begay bringing the sacred back to the reservation. They thought the “old time” sheep were gone forever. As children, they weaved the fleece and lived on the mutton. They also witnessed government forces slaughter their families’ Churro to prevent over-grazing. This presentation features photographs and anecdotes documenting one Navajo family’s journey to help save the Churro, and in the process, saving the family and Navajo culture.