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Jones Benally performs a hoop dance at the 2007 Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Benally will once again be a part of this year’s Navajo Festival to be held Aug. 2-3.

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Diné culture highlights MNA Navajo Festival

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Navajo Code Talkers and the fine art of Navajo weaving will be explored in-depth at the Museum of Northern Arizona's (MNA) 59th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2-3. Artists, traditional music and dances, Heritage Insight programming, and food will round out the weekend's celebration of the Diné culture. "Navajo Festival comes to Flagstaff at a very special time of year with the monsoon rains and cool air," said MNA Director Robert Breunig.