A Navajo Legacy

A Navajo Legacy

The Life and Teachings of John Holiday

Book - 2005
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A Navajo medicine man tells his life story, including his apprenticeship with his grandfather to learn the Blessingway ceremony, his travels over the desert to find forage for the animals and plants for healing practices, his memories of the invasion of Monument Valley by whites, his experiences in the early filmmaking industry, his time in the Civilian Conservation Corps and the military, and his work mining one of the two largest uranium deposits on the Navajo Reservation. The book's second part details the family and tribal teachings Holiday has acquired over a long life.
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780806141763
Call Number: B H7169a
Characteristics: xxii, 394 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: McPherson, Robert S. 1947-

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