The story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the indigenous influence.
Navajo weavers explore the complex relationship with reservation traders and a weaver's role within the global market economy.
Collected and highly valued throughout the world, Navajo rugs have been the subject of many aesthetic, scholarly, and popular studies. Weaving Worlds tells the story of Navajo rug weavers and their role within the global market economy. Through interviews and oral histories, the film gives an intimate look at current dilemmas facing Navajo weavers as well as the relationship between weaving and family relations.