Preserving Diné bizaad with a Coloring Book!


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown September 26th, 2017 Blog


New Mexico-based artist, Vanessa Bowen, has released a coloring book with the intention of preserving Diné bizaad (the Navajo language).

HÓZHÓ: A Diné Coloring Book consists of 24 pages which feature high-resolution illustrations with selected Navajo words.

The Plus edition of the coloring book comes with a link to access an online section to hear the Navajo words spoken.



The Premium edition of the coloring book comes benefits of the Plus edition and a link to printable PDF files of each illustration.

The Download edition comes with printable PDF files of the coloring book.

You can get your copy via https://bowencreative.co/product/hozho-a-dine-coloring-book

About Vanessa Bowen

In May 2017, Vanessa Bowen (Navajo) became well-known for the design and production of the “Make America Native Again” hats as a way of starting conversations about the problematic history behind Donald Trump's presidential campaign slogan — “Make America Great Again” — and to raise awareness for marginalized indigenous peoples in the U.S. She continues her creative pursuits from her studio, Bowen Creative, located in Albuquerque, NM.



About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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