Baje grew up on the Navajo Reservation near Shonto, Arizona. As a child, he was first drawn into the world of storytelling when he and his brothers would make up stories on the way to their grandmother's house herunterladen. His talent for art was apparent even in grade school, and his teachers were all supportive of his gift.
Currently, Baje resides in Flagstaff, Arizona, and he continues to pursue his childhood interests of storytelling and art netflix download voor offline. His artwork reflects his homeland and rich culture, depicting striking landscapes and the harmony of the Navajo way of life. In most of his pieces is a small folding chair, popularly regarded as Baje's personal trademark kindle dokumente herunterladen.
“When I was a boy, my parents and grandparents brought home a new card table with six metallic blue chairs nike wallpapers. In the summer months, I would put my face against the cool seat of the chairs. Now, I include the chair in my artwork because it reminds me of my boyhood and because it draws people into my artwork when they try to find it.”
Baje has illustrated eight children's books, two of which he also authored herunterladen. Among them are the Native American legends Monster Bird, Monster Slayer, and Sika and the Raven. His unique style has earned him the Western Heritage Wrangler Award from the Cowboy Hall of Fame, in addition to many other honors herunterladen.
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Father’s Boots - Author and Illustrator
Every winter, the brothers Tall Leo, Big Leo, and Little Leonard go to their Grandmother Sally’s hogan for the winter holidays gta 5 auf handy downloaden. None of the brothers look forward to the visits: Grandmother Sally always tells long, boring stories about the Holy People. This year, however, it is different pdf datei lesen kostenlos downloaden.
Father is away working for the railroad, and he might not be home for the holidays windows 10 update download for free microsoft. Feeling in a serious mood, the brothers retell one of Grandmother Sally’s stories. By sharing the story amongst themselves, the brothers grow closer to one another and come to a deeper understanding of their culture.
A touching story, Father’s Boots is a necessary read for children feeling out-of-touch with their background.
Beauty Beside Me, Beauty of My Grandmother’s Skirts - Illustrator
In the Navajo culture, grandmothers and grandfathers serve as the first teachers. Author Seraphine G. Yazzie vividly recalls the teachings of her grandmother in this uplifting story. Children will identify with many of the activities which include making delicious fry bread, picking tasty pinon nuts and weaving beautiful rugs.
As the story unfolds, Grandmother is seen wearing different colored skirts for each activity. Grandmother’s skirts symbolize a reservoir of kindness and love extended to her family and all those around her. Renowned painter, Baje Whitethorne Sr. illustrates each scene brilliantly capturing the magic shared between grandmother and granddaughter.