The role of bears and bear ceremonialism in Navajo Orthodox traditional lifeway
- Healing and the Human Condition: Scenes from the Present Moment in Navajoland. Csordas, Thomas J. // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Mar2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p1
The encounter of Navajo spirituality and healing practice with modernity in the present moment must be understood within an existential appreciation of temporality, tradition, domination, and immediacy. Examining the practical exigencies and experiential nuances in a performance of the Navajo...
- Tribal Challenges. Curry, Andrew // Archaeology;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p57
The article discusses how the Navajo Nation is changing the face of American archaeology. Northern Arizona University's Bilby Research Center in Flagstaff is a domed white building that resembles a giant version of a hogan, a traditional Navajo dwelling. It's an appropriate home for one of the...
- Sacred ground. Daniel, Douglass K. // Boys' Life;Sep93, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p37
Visits the heart of Navajo Indian culture in Canyon de Chelly in Arizona where 600 Scouts held a camporee in spring 1993. The Anasazi people, who lived there about 100 to 1300 A.D.; The Navajos, who lived in the canyon for 300 years; Why the Indians had to leave the canyon; Their trip called...
- Jaysho, moasi, dibeh, ayeshi, hasclishnih, beshlo, shush, gini. Watson, Bruce; Kawano, Kenji // Smithsonian;Aug93, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p34
Highlights the Navajo Code Talkers, a group of Navajo patriots who hit every Pacific beach from Guadalcanal to Okinawa using speech sharpened into a precise weapon. The 420 Code Talkers served as members of all six Marine Corps divisions in the Asian-Pacific theater. Navajo, rooted in...
- Classroom use of this month's clip & save print. Hubbard, G. // Arts & Activities;Nov91, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p48
Discusses the concha belts made by Navajo Indians in New Mexico and Arizona. Suggests ways to use the concha belts as inspiration for art projects. Belt made by Navajo silversmith Roger Skeet and Zuni carver Leakay Deysee; Importance of turquoise; Example concha belts from The Heard Museum...
- Plan to remove Navajos becomes entangled. // Newsweek;3/17/86, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p8
For a dozen years, the government has pursued a controversial plan to evict 10,000 Navajos from their Arizona homes. Now come two new, and contradictory developments as the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which has tried to avoid entanglement in the matter, agrees to help complete the move while...
- Officials seek participants in '68 Long Walk re-enactment. // Navajo Times;5/20/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 20, pB2
The article reports on the invitation made of the Navajo Nation Fair Office officials to the individuals who have participated the 1968 re-enactment of the Treaty of 1868 for a reunion at the Window Rock Sports Center on June 5, 2010 in Arizona.
- CAPITAL BRIEFS. // Navajo Times;12/22/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 51, pA2
The article offers updates related the Navajo Indians in Arizona including the speech address of 2010-2011 Miss Navajo Nation Winnifred Bessie Jumbo, the public hearings of the Navajo Nation's Division of Social Service, and President Barack Obama's United Nations (UN) declaration on native rights.
- Bosque Redondo. Lundgren, Julie K. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Feb2009, Issue 2, p5
Information about the historical relevance of Bosque Redondo Reservation in southeastern New Mexico which became home to almost 9, 000 Navajo Indians at the end of the Navajo War in 1864, is presented.