- Navajo members won't watch Sunday's solar eclipse
- The Navajo word for eclipse is “eating the sun.” Tradition says the "sun dies" during a solar eclipse and that it is an intimate event between the Earth, Sun, and Moon. People should engage in no activities during this time.
- There goes the sun: Southland solar eclipse 2012
The Sun is very important. It is a portal. Energy comes through it. Celestial events are not what they seem to us. The akasha devas (space-faring shining ones) understood those energies. They showed the rishis. Science today does not yet understand what was taught to the ancients.