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The
Yei is a supernatural Holy Person that communicates betw
the Na
vajo and their gods.
In the weavi
ngs, the Yei is shown face front and usually carryi
rattles, pine bou
ghs or yucca strips.
The “Holy People” a
re believed to restore health when called
upon through a proper c
eremony.
These weavings are very rare,
and a bit controversial. Genera
you don’t find contemporary Yei w
eavings.