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- ISBN: 1590846729
- ISBN: 159084663X (Series)
94 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, c2004.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Beginnings -- Invasion, imprisonment, and return -- Current government -- Today's spiritual beliefs -- Today's social structures -- Modern arts -- Contributions to the world -- Challenges for today, hopes for the future.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2004 April #1
Gr. 6-9. This title in the new North American Indians Today series examines one of our continent's largest tribes--The Navajo Nation, with over 250,000 enrolled tribal members--and explains how a major Native American culture continues to thrive today despite a history marked by warfare, slavery, disease, and forced migrations since its first contact with Europeans. Balancing tribal history and creation stories with contemporary tribal culture and government, the author shows how the Navajo are recovering their lands and promoting their cultural heritage through language, ceremonies, and traditional practices. The text's folksy tone, while accessible, is sometimes vague and confusing. In addition, no source notes are given, and the many color photos of contemporary art, facilities, and tribal members at work are not always well placed to complement the text. Students seeking a basic introduction to the Navajo, though, will find this a useful starting point. A further reading list, Web sites for more information, and a glossary are appended. ((Reviewed April 1, 2004)) Copyright 2004 Booklist Reviews.
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