The Artist, Robert Maryboy, was raised by his maternal Grandparents during his boyhood years. The Grandfather, Hastiin
Maryboy shared the creation stories to his Grandson.
The Great Spirit, the Eagle, came in view from the spirit world and delivered the holy feather to the Dineh Warrior,
at one of the sacred places Tse Bit' ai, Shiprock. The Dineh Warrior, the Holy Feather, The Eagle and Shiprock are all part
of the creation story.
Dineh Medicine men share thier stories to the young and elder generation during the winter season when all the animals
are in hibernation. The thunder and lightning represents the power of the Great Spirit.
One Strength; the Dineh is thier belief that balance underlies the spiritual and physical entities of the Earth. They
strive for Hozhoogo, a term that has no equivalent, but may include beauty, balance and harmony. May the Great Spirit be
with you daily.