ERIC Number: ED232802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Dual Language = Saad Ahaah Sinil. A Navajo-English Dictionary. Revised Edition.
Austin, Martha, Ed.; Lynch, Regina, Ed.
A dual-language Navajo-English dictionary provides a chart of the Navajo kinship system, a two-page map of the Navajo Nation, and English equivalents for Navajo words in 46 linguistic and cultural categories. Included are words for: races (Indian and other ethnic groups); Navajo clans; age groups; Navajo ceremonies; body parts; sickness; clothing; grooming; jewelry; different types of hogans/houses and their contents; outdoor surrroundings; tools; kitchen utensils; food; domestic and wild animals; birds; insects; plants; heavenly bodies; minerals; sacred mountains; rivers, creeks and washes; weather; geograhical directions and spatial relationships; time; days, months, and seasons; office and school supplies; numbers; shapes, lines, and textures; colors; games and sports; community places and people; equipment and transportation; weaving; riding gear; towns and cities; adjectives; counting money; and mathematical terms. (MH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Animals, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Cultural Background, Diseases, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Equipment, Family Structure, Food, Human Body, Kinship Terminology, Maps, Municipalities, Navajo, Numbers, Occupations, Regional Characteristics, Time, Translation, Vocabulary
Navajo Curriculum Center, Rough Rock Demonstration School, Star Route 1, Rough Rock, AZ 86503 ($5.00; 5 or more, 15% discount).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Indian Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rough Rock Demonstration School, AZ. Navajo Curriculum Center.