Indigenous Traditions and Cultures Presentation

March 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
400 Cesar E. Chavez Bldg

JONES BENALLY

Navajo Healer & Hoop Dancer 

Jones Benally is a leading Hataali (Traditional Healer) of the Dineh (Navajo) tradition from Big Mountain, Arizona. He was awarded the first "Hoop-Dance Legacy Award" by the Heard Museum in Phoenix in 2013 for his training of hundreds of hoop dancers from all over the country. He has danced for 75 years all over the world as representative of the Dineh nation and Indigenous people. Hataali Benally has been active in the movement to protect sacred sites in Arizona, especially the San Francisco Peaks. Hataali Benally will be accompanied by his assistant and do a presentation on Indigenous Traditions and Cultures.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

For more information CONTACT: Dr. Julian Kunnie at (520)621-0017 or via email at jkunnie@email.arizona.edu 

Hataali Jones Benally

Suggested Parking: 

Second Street Garage