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ERIC Number: ED013672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 1
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THE NAVAHO.
KLUCKHOHN, CLYDE; LEIGHTON, DOROTHEA
THE PURPOSE OF THIS BOOK IS TO PROVIDE BACKGROUND NEEDED BY ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS TO WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH THE NAVAHO PEOPLE. INITIALLY IT DISCUSSES THEIR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIFE, THE SECONDARY PORTION DESCRIBES THEIR RELIGIOUS LIFE, AND THE REMAINDER EXPLAINS PROBLEMS OF THE NAVAHOS AND TECHNIQUES THEY HAVE DEVELOPED TO COPE WITH THESE PROBLEMS. INCLUDED ARE NAVAHO HISTORY, ECONOMY, PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS, NON-NAVAHO RELATIONSHIPS, VIEWS ON THE SUPERNATURAL, LANGUAGE, AND THEIR CONCEPT OF LIFE. THE AUTHORS STATE THAT THE LESSONS LEARNED AMONG THE NAVAHO ARE GENERALLY APPLICABLE IN DEALING WITH ANY SOCIETY. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS NO. N28 FOR $1.45 FROM THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NEW YORK, N. Y. (RB)
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Identifiers: Bureau of Indian Affairs; Indian Education Research Project