Spider Rock in Canyon de Chelly. The canyon is in the Navajo Nation and contains several sacred sites, some known to the general public and some not. A particularly interesting rocky spire is reputed to be the place where Spider Woman brought the skill of weaving to the Navajo people. Tourists are not allowed in Canyon de Chelly without a Navajo guide, both because of the sacred sites and because people sill live there who don’t want tourists peering in their windows.

5 More Must-See Images of Sacred Places


There are too many sacred places across Turtle Island to count. In this series we will take a look at some beautiful sacred place imagery. Here are five images of sacred places you have to see to believe.

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