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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 95, White Shell Woman Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 95, White Shell Woman Summary and Analysis

The Navajo people explain how light was created through the story of the birth of White Shell Woman. She is sometimes seen as Changing Woman's sister and other times she is an aspect of Changing Woman. White Shell Woman is born at the foot of Mount Tacoli. Her cradle is made of two rainbows; her blanket is woven from clouds. The infant can feel that the world has been sad and troubled for a long time. She forms a circle of turquoise and white shells. She holds a crystal over the disc until it bursts into flames. She hoists the flaming ball into the heavens with the help of the Holy People.

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