Zonnie Gilmore

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Zonnie Gilmore

As the first character introduced in Weaving Worlds at her home in Chinle, Ariz., weaver Zonnie Gilmore shows viewers sheep shearing and takes them to the disappointing results of the first few bids at the Crownpoint rug auction. But while Gilmore owns sheep, she only uses store-bought yarn. She specializes in Sandpainting rugs and began weaving in her early teens.

Job Title: 
Weaver
Tribal Affiliation: 
Navajo

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Educators

Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.