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Sharing the skies : Navajo astronomy / Nancy C. Maryboy, PhD and David Begay, PhD ; original concept co-designed by Indigenous Education Institute, Bluff, Utah, and World Hope Foundation, Boulder, Colorado.

Maryboy, Nancy C., author. (Author). Begay, David, author. (Added Author). Indigenous Education Institute. (Added Author). World Hope Foundation. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781933855400
  • ISBN: 1933855401
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Tucson, Arizona : Rio Nuevo Publishers, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: MN American Indian literature.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. Introduction -- Introduction to Navajo astronomy -- Introduction to Greek astronomy -- Introduction to Space Science -- pt. 2. Comparative astronomy -- Náhookos constellation -- Náhookos Bi'ka'/Ursa Major -- Náhookos Bi'áád/Cassiopeia -- Náhookos Biko'/Polaris -- Dilyéhé/Pleiades -- Hubble : Bernard's Merope nebula -- Átsé Ets' ózí/Orion -- Hubble : Horsehead nebula -- Hastiin Sik'aí'ií/Corvus -- Átsé Etsoh/Scorpius, top half -- Gah Hahat'ee/ Scorpius, lower half -- Yikáísdáhá/The Miky Way -- Ii'ni/Pegasus and Leo -- Shash/Sagittarius -- Tsetah Dibé/Cancer -- Hubble : Star AU Microscopii -- Tłish Tsoh/Canis Major -- Ma'ii Bizo'/Argo Navis -- Hubble : the Eagle nebula -- Jo'hanaa'éí/the Sun -- Tł'éhonaa'éí/the Moon -- Calendrical comparison : Navajo and Western months -- pt. 3. Resources -- Glossary -- Navajo pronunciation guide -- Constellation location guide -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Art and photography credits.
Action Note: committed to retain 20160630 20310630 EAST http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials This title retained by Wesleyan University Library on behalf of the Eastern Academic Scholars Trust (EAST) print archive
Subject: Indian astronomy > Southwest, New.
Navajo astronomy.
Navajo Indians > Science.
Navajo Indians > Folklore.
Stars > Mythology > Southwest, New.
Astronomy > Cross-cultural studies.
Astronomy.
Indian astronomy.
Navajo astronomy.
Navajo Indians.
Stars > Mythology.
Southwest, New.
Genre: Cross-cultural studies.
Folklore.

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