Navajo Skies – Item #SL-361

Classic StarLab Cylinder

This cylinder features over 30 extraordinary constellations of the night sky as visualized by the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest. An identification key contains traditional stories of the Sun, Moon, and stars including Revolving Male, Revolving Female, Coyote Tossing the Stars into the Sky, Bear and Thunderbird, and others. An accompanying curriculum guide explains the unique relationship the Navajos have with the stars, including the moral codes for a harmonious life. Useful for all grade levels studying astronomy, Native American cultures, social studies, and language arts.