sandpainting


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sandpainting

(ˈsændˌpeɪntɪŋ)
n
(Art Terms) a type of painting done by American Indians, esp in the healing ceremonies of the Navaho, using fine coloured sand on a neutral ground
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Chennai / Coimbatore, June 19 (ANI): Hundreds of students in Chennai designed a gigantic rangoli, a brightly-coloured sandpainting, for the forthcoming World Tamil Classical Conference, to be held in Coimbatore.
Hinman (excerpts), The Power of Religion by Amada Porterfield, and articles on Environmental Studies and Navajo sandpainting.
Amina Para Matlon, Safeguarding Native American Sacred Art by Partnering Tribal Law and Equity: An Exploratory Case Study Applying the Bulun Bulun Equity to Navajo Sandpainting, 27 COLum.