The Navaho

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Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press , Cambridge, London
Navajo Ind
Statementby Clyde Kluckhohn and Dorothea Leighton.
SeriesHRAF -- 1.
ContributionsLeighton, Dorothea Cross, 1908-1992.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx, 258 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16814779M

This work forms the most thoroughgoing study ever made of the Navaho Indians, and perhaps of any Indian group.

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The book was written as a part of the Indian Education Research Project undertaken jointly by the Committee on Human Development of the University of Chicago and the United States Office /5(6).

Raymond Locke () was an editor, historian, and the author of The Book of the Navajo; Sweet Salt: Navajo Folklore and Mythology; and Seldom Sung Songs. He also presented lectures throughout the US regarding Native American history/5(40). Magpie Speaks A mystery/thriller that goes back to the beginning and exposes the The Navaho book of several major characters, some of which play pivotal roles in later books in the series.

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The Navajo speak an Apachean language which is classified in the Athabaskan language family. At some point in prehistory the Navajo and Apache migrated to the Southwest from Canada, where most other Athabaskan-speaking peoples still live; although the exact timing of the relocation is unknown, it is thought to have been between and early Navajo were mobile.

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Additionally, Locke served as a member of the Navajo Tribal Ad Hoc Committee, the Urban Indian Development Association, and the American Indian Scholarship Fund. Navajo Police Department, Window Rock, Arizona.

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