Késhjéé – Navajo Shoe Game
Step into the New Year as the Heard and the Phoenix Indian Center present Késhjéé, a centuries-old favorite winter game of the Diné people. This fun game is designed to teach children the importance of virtues such as honor, honesty, loyalty, and trust. Have fun and learn more about Diné culture at this family-friendly event, and try your hand at this guessing game! Inside the museum enjoy a pop-up exhibition featuring shoes from various Indigenous tribes; learn what makes them unique!
The Morning Star Youth Council will collect donations of blankets and socks for elders on the reservation. Inside the museum, Burton Barr Library and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will be on hand offering information about their programs and fun guided activities.
The museum galleries close at 10 p.m. on Friday, and 5 p.m. on Saturday. The shoe game program will start at 6 p.m. in the Steele Auditorium and continue to be held until 11 p.m. both days.
Complimentary admission to the museum every First Friday.
Last entry at 9:30 p.m.
Friday, January 5
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Heard Museum Campus, Steele Auditorium