Navajo Places: History, Legend, Landscape

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Navajoland is the heart and soul of the American Southwest. While the Navajo Reservation incorporates portions of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, this is only about half the traditional homeland of 220,000 Dine, the People. In one way or another, nearly all of it, including the original homeland, is sacred to them. Before Spaniards and Americans affixed their own names to the land, every topographic feature had at least one Navajo name. Many of these made their way onto maps--in various forms--or are still in use among ...

Navajo Places: History, Legend, Landscape 2000, University of Utah Press

ISBN-13: 9780874806243

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