Navajo Country, Dine Bikeyan A Geographic Dictionary of Navajo Lands in the 1930"s by Richard F. Van Valkenburgh

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  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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ContributionsLucy Wilcox Adams (Editor), John C. McPhee (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12213256M
ISBN 101892040026
ISBN 109781892040022
OCLC/WorldCa42277843

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Navajo Country - Dine Bikeyah, a Geographic Dictionary of Navajo Lands in the s. This book was originally complied by Richard Van Valkenburgh and published by the Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs in It has been reprinted by Time Traveler Maps.

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Book: Authors: Winter, J: Place Published: Albuquerque, NM: Publisher: Published by Office of Contract Archeology and Maxwell Museum of Anthropology University of New Mexico: Year: Keywords: Indians of North America – Arizona – Antiquities, Indians of North America – New Mexico – Antiquities, Navajo Indians, Navajo Indians.

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Diné Bikéyah is historically bounded by many sacred mountains, of which are widely known four important sacred peaks to the east, south, west and north: To the east is Blanca Peak, Sisnaajiní, in the direction of the dawn. A Geographic Dictionary of the Navajo Lands in the s by Richard Van Valkenburgh.

Includes 18 maps, key to Navajo alphabet and extensive bibliography. Dine Bikeyah molds the history, folklore, anthropology and geography into a fascinating guide to the lands of the Navajo.

Get this from a library. Diné bikéyah. [Richard F Van Valkenburgh; Lucy Wilcox Adams; John C McPhee; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Navajo Agency.] -- " primarily a guide book and gazetteer of the Navajo country and adjacent regions.

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The Navajo lands, which they call, “Dine Bikeyah.” Four Sacred Mountains (San Francisco Peaks, Mount Blanca, Mount Taylor, and La Plata Mountain) approximately delimited the sacred Navajo Tribe live in close proximity to other groups who also came to the southwest and brought with them their ancestral language of the.

Inthe Dine (Navajo) faced transformations to their way of life with the Americans' determination to first subjugate and then remove them to a reservation in order to begin their assimilation to American culture.

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The Navajo prefer to be called the "Diné" meaning “The People” or “Children of the Holy People”. You will also find information on Navajo Art, Language, History, Culture, Jewelry. The book is not a catalogue of sacred places on Dine Bikeyah, as the website seems to imply. There are documents at the Navajo Nation Historic Preservation that catalog scared places through “Dine Bikeyah.

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