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History Detectives | Navajo Rug | PBS

Duration: 18:09
Program: History Detectives #704
Broadcast Date: Jul. 13, 2009

History Detectives investigates the mystery behind an unusual Navajo rug. We meet with a Navajo medicine man and a traditional Navajo weaver. We travel to Crownpoint, New Mexico, long considered the center of Navajo weaving to discover if a weaver violated a taboo to create this rug. Finally we meet a textile historian to find out who may have been behind this controversial design.

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Post Date: May 16, 2011