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    • Fogg Couture

      This is a 1904 portrait of a Navajo dressed as the deity Nayenezgani, the god of sadness and nightmare fuel, we're assuming. Presumably this was part of a revenge plot -- white people took aboriginal land, so the natives took away their ability to sleep. In some photos, it looks like a person is having his face swallowed by a randomly appearing black hole.

    • Hans Rue

      Here we present a rare image of #Nayenezgani. It was taken in 1904 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows Nayenezgani, a Navajo deity, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing body paints and other adornments. We have created this collection of images primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact #NativeAmerican

    • Andree Caron

      Navajo Witch - Look up "Skinwalkers" Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.

    • Osmo Nadir

      Some Navajo also believe that skinwalkers have the ability to steal the “skin” or body of a person. The Navajo believe that if you lock eye...

    • I am Severin

      Navajo skinwalker: the Yenaldlooshii - In some Native American legends, a skin-walker is a person with the supernatural ability to turn into any animal he or she desires. Similar lore can be found in cultures throughout the world and is often referred to as shapeshifting by anthropologists.

    • Brenda Dodd

      Yenaldlooshi, as the Navajo call Skinwalkers, literally means “it that walks/travels like an animal – He who trots along here and there on all fours.”

    • Nick Schafer

      Native American Edward Curtis Navaho Nayenezgani | Explore g… | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    • Lola Long

      Native American Shapeshifters Skinwalkers | Navajo Gods

    • Hansa Tingsuwan

      Native American Indian , Edward S Curtis

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