Yei Bi Chei and Totem Pole
Located within the Navajo Nation in Monument Valley, AZ is the Totem Pole and Yei Bi Chei rock formations. The Totem Pole is a 300-400 feet high scarlet rock formation that appears to be a replica of a totem pole. The Yei-Bi-Chei resembles a holy figure among the Navajo people. In fact, distinguished Navajo men dress as Yei-Bi-Cheis and dance for healing purposes in a very sacred nine day ceremony called the "Night Way Ceremony". the Yei-Bi-Chei rock formation appears to have a line formation of several different Yei-Bi-Chei dancers.
Canon EOS 5D, f/18 @ 48 mm, 1/30, ISO 100, No Flash
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