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Published by Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English


  • Stars -- Folklore,
  • Navajo Indians -- Folklore

Book details:

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Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15133828M

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Starlore Among the Navaho. By Berard Haile () Publisher: William. Gannon, Santa Fe, Reprint of the edition published by the Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, Santa Fe, Subjects: Navajo mythology. Stars--Folklore. Navajo astronomy. Stars--Religious aspects. Softcover, staple spine, 44 pages, 7 leaves of plates, two of which are fold-out. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haile, Berard, Starlore among the Navaho. Santa Fe, N.M., Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art.   Starlore among the Navaho by Berard Haile. W. Gannon, First Edition Thus. Softcover. Like New. GIFT QUALITY, UNCOMMON softcover, First Edition Thus. Facsimile reprint by Gannon publisher of the very scarce original that . Genre/Form: Nonfiction Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haile, Berard, Starlore among the Navaho. Santa Fe, N.M.: W. Gannon, , ©

A guided tour of the canyon with a Navajo showed I knew little about the Navajo story. The book definitely fleshed out my understanding, from the origin stories told by the Navajos, to the scandals and troubles of the late 20th century. My main issue with the book was that it was as dry as that area of by:   CRYSTAL, N.M. — A group of more than a dozen tribe members filled dozens of dust-covered cars with diapers, flour, rice and water, the bare staples that are sustaining the Navajo Author: Robert Klemko. The Power of Story and Place among the Navajo in Canyon de Chelly ~ by Bonnie Bright it is possible to recoup a shadow of the loss the Navajo have suffered. Yet, in her poem, “Starlore,” Tapahonso reassures us that healing ceremony can “restore the world for us” (p. ). Among the Navajo, bears are considered to be powerful. Books by Navajo women Haile, Berard, Learning Navaho: [Volume 1] Haile, Berard, Starlore among the Navaho Haile, Berard, Origin legend of the Navaho Enemy Way Haile, Berard, Origin legend of the Navaho Flintway Haile, Berard, A manual of Navaho grammar.

This brief text was first published in and was built upon the author's field notes taken as early as Even though Haile was not an astronomer, he did a fair job of relating the Navajo constellations to contemporary ones where possible. The book includes several star charts 4/5. Buy Starlore Among the Navaho by Berard Haile online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. a note on star-lore among the navajos. 1 by alfred m. tozzer. A rather extraordinary instance of Indian acumen occurred in connection with an observance of the ceremony of the Night Chant among the Navajos which took place some years ago. Charming children's book by a Pueblo author illustrating a traditional legend about the origin of the stars. How The Stars Fell Into The Sky: A lovely picture book illustrating the Navajo version of the myth about the creation of the stars. Coyote In Love With A Star: Excellent modern retelling of a classic Prairie Indian folktale, told by a.