New-Collectible in None as Issued jacket. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Stated First Edition. Turquoise embossed ochre linen boards. DJ/None as Issued. Bi-cultural studies. Bi-lingual education. A critical ethnographic study of concurrent literacy use of English and Navajo at Mesa Valley---the sociolinguistics of balancing English texts used in school and church. along with "indigenization" through the process of simulataneously affirming reading and writing Navajo as the preferred means of communication among themselves, including making lists, writing personal notes, or reading for leisure. 4 chapters: 1, reviews linguistics of both languages; 2, historical background of Mesa Valley; 3, use of the English script at Mesa Valley's trading post & chapterhouse; and 4, how both languages are put to use by schools and the community's mission church, followed by Conclusion and appendices.
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