Sally Black (Navajo), Mexican Hat, Utah



Sally Black, the eldest daughter of Mary Holiday Black, is one of the best-known contemporary Navajo basket weavers. Drawn to the craft at the age of eight, Sally has learned many basket designs and specializes in weaving both story baskets as well as traditional ceremonial baskets. Sally's outstanding work has received accolades in Colorado's Indian Spaniard Market; the Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico; and the Heard Museum of Phoenix, Arizona. Sally was a participant in the 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.