Two Eyed Seeing: Navajo (Dine) Astronomy & NASA Moon to Mars

Event Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:00 EST

Two Eyed Seeing: Navajo (Dine) Astronomy & NASA Moon to Mars

Native Skywatchers

Join the Native Skywatchers for an exciting session on Navajo (Dine) little known ancient astronomy! Learn how the Coyote created chaos as the Holy Beings were naming the stars. See how Navajo star knowledge is still used today, and what is the Navajo protocol for telling stories of the sky. They will focus on the skies of the Navajo winter months. Learn from Navajo traditional knowledge holders, and visit actual classrooms in the American Southwest.

Presented by: David Begay-Ph.D., Nancy Maryboy-Ph.D., Wilphina Becenti, Albert Brent Chase, Sarah Margoles, Ashley Teren M.Ed., Tom Tomas, and Annette S. Lee-Ph.D. Our lead schools are Little Singer Community School in Winslow, Arizona and Miller Middle School in Durango, Colorado. Supporting organizations are Native Skywatchers, Indigenous Education Institute, and NASA. Funded by NASA – Next Gen STEM.

This Live Virtual Show takes place Friday, January, 29th 2021 9 am PST, 10 am MST, and 11 am CST, 12 pm EST, 1 pm AST

Visit the EVENT PAGE to register for the event!