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|Main Title||Math of the Navajo ; Math of the Diné /|
|Author||Swienciki, Lawrence W.|
|Publisher||Key Curriculum Press ; [Spectrum Educational Supplies, distributor],|
|Subjects||Multicultural education--Study and teaching--Posters ; Mathematics--History--Study and teaching--Posters ; Mathematics--Study and teaching--United States--Posters ; Navajo women weavers--Posters ; Navajo Indians--Study and teaching--Posters ; Navajo Indians--Mathematics--Study and teaching--Posters ; Navajo Tribe of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah--Posters ; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah|
|Collation||1 poster : color ; 62 x 93 cm.|
"Copyright, Lawrence W. Swienciki, Ph. D., 1992"--Poster. Poster originally published by L.W. Swienciki, Educational Materials, Inc., Santa Fe, NM., copyright 1992. Republished by Key Curriculum Press, 200-?. Republication information, including ISBN, from publisher website. Title from poster.
The poster's central panel depicts a Navajo woman in front of a finished rug. The text box below describes the development of Navajo weaving, and explains how the weavers intuitively apply mathematical principles to the design developed through their mental conception alone (without written patterns). The wide poster margin shows examples of geometric Navajo design.