National Geographic : 1958 Dec
Silver and turquoise adorn two Navajo girls near Gallup, New Mexico. Alice Hawthorne (left) wears modern earrings and tailored blouse. Nellie Chee displays silver concha (shell) belt and squash-blossom necklace (page 825). KODACHROME(BELOW) BY JACK BREED© N.G.S. KODACHROMEBY CHARLESW. HERBERT, WESTERNWAYS Yucca-root shampoo restores luster to hair. The girl uses stalks of the same plant as a brush. A coral necklace soaks in the basin. Some water poor Navajos seldom see a tub; they cleanse themselves with sweat baths.