THE TITLE OF THIS BOOK HAS BEEN CHANGED TO: ARIZONA'S LORDS OF THE LAND--The History, Traditional Customs and Wisdom of the Navajos as Revealed by Key Wods in Their Language. ISBN: 978-1452882734.Part I of this book reveals the existence of "five worlds" in the mythology of the Navajos (The Red World, The Blue World, The Yellow World, the Black and White World, and the present Fifth World), which...
Paperback: 132 pages
Publisher: Phoenix Books / Publishers (November 2, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 9027036
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ir creation and their history up to present times, including how they became human and settled in northeast Arizona generations ago.Part II describes the Navajo way of life, from their Holy People, Sacred Houses, Holy Songs, Famous Ceremonials, and Baby Blessing Rites, to The Magic of Names, Multiple Wives, and the War Culture. Part III covers the coming of the white man, the near extinction of the tribe, the miraculous return of the former "lords of the land," and the return of the Navajo gods.