Wolfkiller: Wisdom From a Nineteenth-Century Navajo Shepherd
More than forty other historical photographs are also included. Wetherill could be persuaded to write on the mythology of the Navajos, and also on their present-day psychology-by which somewhat magniloquent term I mean their present ways and habits of thought-she would render an invaluable service. She not only knows their language; she knows their minds.
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O lj ato, at that time, was one of the most remote places in the count r y. The nearest town was seve nty miles away, access to the area was difficult , and few outsiders ventured that way. The Navajos and P iutes who lived there still kept to their old customs, little affected bywhite society. None of them spoke English. The residents of the Oljato region lived in hogans , which are conicalshaped houses made of poles covered with bark and mu d.
The doorways face the sunrise, and a blanket is used as a door to keep out the blowing sand and cold. The only other opening is a smoke hole at the apex of the roof. Around the heart h , the packe d - dirt floor is carpeted with sheepskins and robes, making for a pleasant and cozy place to gather on cold evenings. The story is told from the perspective of Wolfkiller, a man who uses the power of love to transform negativity. I have really enjoyed reading this book and look forward to ordering the other book written by the grandmother of her adventures with the Native Americans.
I love his wisdom and it can still be applied to life today. I have not finished the book yet, but I will and then order the 2nd one. One person found this helpful. Thanks again for locating this book. Very well written in the long walk era of Navajo history. Small book with a transcendent world view!
Wolfkiller: Wisdom from a Nineteenth-Century Navajo Shephered
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