Fall 2009:  Kneel Down Bread; Navajo Nation



These images were taken at my friends Jescinta and Jestina's grandmother's house near Inscription House on the Navajo Nation.  They show the process of making kneel down bread, a traditional food on the Navajo Nation.  They are similar to tamales, only made with corn that is still in the milk stage, rather than dried masa- which means you can only make it during a certain time of the year (they can be stored for the winter after cooking though).  It was already dark when they were finished steaming underneath the fire on the last shot, so we don't have any shots of the finished bread.  We were too busy eating to bother with taking photos anyway...
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