The narrow slot canyons of the American Southwest are geographic wonders with spiritual significance to local tribes. Carved over eons by streams, rivers and washes that now run dry, the canyon walls today reveal colorful layers of Navajo Sandstone and a rich geologic history. In times past, Navajo carefully entered these deep formations, mindful of the presence of the Great Spirit. The earthy Rio Canyon design nods to this magical beauty and the the subtle striations of color revealed by water moving through stone. This blanket is robe-sized, the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe.
From Pendleton, the Rio Canyon blanket robe features: