Southwest - Navajo

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The materials on this page are intended for use by students enrolled in CORE 116-66 The Sacred Journey and ANTH 329 North American Indians. This page and its references are periodically up-dated.


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Bibliography - Apache, Navajo, Pima and Papago

Aberle, David

1966 The Peyote Religion Among the Navajo. Aldine.

Baker, Betty

1973 At the Center of the World. Macmillan. (Papago and Pima)

Bahr, Donald, Juan Gregario, David Lopez and Albert Alvarez.

1974 Pima Shamanism and Staying Sickness. University of Arizona Press.

Basso, Keith

1969 Western Apache Witchcraft. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

1970 The Cibecue Apache. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

1990 Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

1996 Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Langauge among the Western Apache. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Bellah, Robert

1952 Apache Kinship Systems. London: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, Noel and Tiana Bighorn

1997 Navajo Weaving Way. Loveland, CO.: Interweave Press.

Boyer, Ruth and Narcissa Gayton

1992 Apache Mothers and Daughters. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Buskirk, Winford

1986 The Western Apache. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Dyk, Walter

1938 Son of Old Man Hat: A Navaho Autobiography. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Frisbie, Charlotte

1993 Kinaalda: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony. University of Utah Press.

Frisbie, Charlotte, and David McAllister

1978 Navajo Blessingway Singer: The Autobiography of Frank Mitchell, 1881 - 1967. University of Arizona Press.

Giddings, Ruth

1959 Yaqui Myths and Legends. University of Arizona Press.

Gill, Sam

1979 Songs of Life: An Introduction to Navajo Religious Culture. E. J. Brill.

1981 Sacred Words: A Study of Navajo Religion and Prayer. Greenwood Press.

Haile, Berard

1943 Origin Legend of the Navaho Flintway. University of Chicago Press.

1981 Upward Moving and Emergence Way. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.

1984 Navajo Coyote Tales: The Curly T'o Abeedl'iinii Version. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.

Kluckhohn, Clyde

1944 Navaho Witchcraft. Beacon Press.

Kluckhohn, Clyde and Dorothea Leighton

            1946 The Navaho

Matthews, Washington

1897 Navajo Legends. Memoirs of the American Folklore Society 5.

Opler, Morris

1940 Myths and Traditions of the Lipan Apache Indians. Memoirs of the American Folklore Society, volume 36.

1941 An Apache Life-Way: The Economic, Social, and Religious Institutions of the Chiricahua Indians. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

1942 Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians. Memoirs of the American Folklore Society, volume 37.

1969 Apache Odyssey: A Journey Between Two Worlds. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Ortiz, Alfonso, ed.

1983 Handbook of North American Indians, Southwest. Vol. 10. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. (Pima, Papago, Yaqui, Apache, Navajo, etc.)

Pendleton, Mary

1974 Navajo and Hopi Weaving Techniques. New York: Macmillian Publishing Company.

Reichard, Gladys

1934 Spider Woman: A Story of Navajo Weavers and Chanters. Glorieta, New Mexico: Rio Grande Press.

1936 Navajo Shepherd and Weaver. J. J. Augustin.

1939 Navajo Medicine Man Sandpaintings. J. J. Augustin.

1950 Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism. Princeton University Press.

Rodee, Marian

1995 One Hundred Years of Navajo Rugs. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Schwarz, Maureen Trudelle

1997 Molded in the Image of Changing Woman: Navajo Views on the Human Body and Personhood. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Underhill, Ruth

1946 Papago Indian Religion. Columbia University Press.

1936 The Autobiography of a Papago Woman. Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association, Volume 46.

Willink, Roseann and Paul Zollrod

1996 Weaving a World: Textiles and the Navajo Way of Seeing. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press.

Witherspoon, Gary

1977 Language and Art in the Navajo Universe. University of Michigan Press.

Wyman, Leland

1970 Blessingway. (Navajo). University of Arizona Press.

Yazzie, Ethelou

            1971 Navajo History, vol. 1.  Navajo Community College Press, Many Farms, Arizona (great presentation of the Navajo creation story)

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