Small Navajo sand painting . The image is of a dancing Yei. Nicely crafted. From Navajo artist Carmelita Tsosie.
the painting is matted and framed. The image size is 6" x 3" with the overall dimensions of the piece being 6" by 9".
Navajo people believe the universe to be delicately balanced. Only man can upset it, causing disaster and or illness when this happens, a medicine man must restore the natural balance. Balance is restored in the universe by healing the offender with chants, herbs, prayers, songs and sand paintings.