I'll Go and Do More: Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Leader and Activist UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE I'll Go and Do More: Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Leader and Activist is the biography of the remarkable Navajo woman, Annie Dodge Wauneka. Told by biographer Carolyn Niethammer, the life of times of this Navajo leader spanned the years 1918 to 1997. As the only woman on the Navajo Tribal Council in 1951 to 1978 Annie took up the role with enthusiasm. Her involvement in health issues such as tuberculosis in the community took her to Washington on behalf of the tribal council.

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What Does Died Mean?, paper ed

$11.70

What Does Died Mean? Is a bilingual (Navajo and English) picture book that explains the meaning of death in simple terms that a young child can understand. A three-year-old Navajo girl learns about the death of her grandfather through the gentle teaching of her grandmother. The issue of diabetes, proper diet, and the family lifestyle are woven into the story. Through direct question and answer, the grandmother and child come to an understanding of loss and death by means of examples from their surroundings. Soft pastel colour drawings by Patrick G.

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Code Talker: A Novel About The Navajo Marines of World War Two, hardcover ed

$23.99

Code Talker: A Novel About The Navajo Marines of World War Two is an historical novel about a Navajo man who endured boarding school (residential school) to become a United States Marine during World War 2. Renowned Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac weaves a quiet but engaging story where the Code Talker tells his grandchildren about the history of his wartime medal. The story begins as the narrator tells about his childhood on the Navajo Reservation.

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Taos Pueblo: Painted Stories, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Taos Pueblo: Painted Stories is a collection of 27 fine art paintings by Pueblo artist Jonathan Warm Day. Organized by the seasonal round of activities, Warm Day's paintings capture the cultural traditions of his Pueblo community. Raised in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, the artist chose to document some of his finest memories of growing up in a close-knit Native village. The cultural traditions of daily life during the times of change and loss capture the warmth and caring he has for his people and their spiritual traditions.

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Baby Learns About Seasons, board book

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Baby Learns About Seasons is a board book published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, Arizona. This bilingual board book is set in the Southwest among the contemporary Navajo Nation. The colourful illustrations by Beverly Blacksheep feature a young Navajo toddler who experiences the changing seasons in the Southwest. On the first page, we see Baby in a cradleboard with her mother. They are sitting outside watching a butterfly and we begin the seasonal cycle of activities among the Navajo.

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Baby Learns About Time, board book

$14.80

Baby Learns About Time is a board book published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, Arizona. This bilingual board book is set in the Southwest among the contemporary Navajo Nation. The colourful illustrations by Beverly Blacksheep feature a young Navajo toddler who learns about time. Today is Baby's second birthday. She awakens from her sleep and looks out the window at the sunrise. She wonders what today will bring and more importantly what presents she will receive. At lunch time Baby helps her older sister make lunch and assists by serving bowls of mutton stew.

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Baby Learns About Weather, board book

$14.80

Baby Learns About Weather is a board book published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, Arizona. This bilingual board book is set in the Southwest among the contemporary Navajo Nation. The colourful illustrations by Beverly Blacksheep feature a young Navajo toddler who learns about the kinds of weather that occurs in her everyday life. We see Baby outside her family's hogan (home) playing with her pets. She enjoys all the kinds of weather. We see Baby having fun in the rain, in the sunshine, even when it snows.

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Baby Learns About Senses, board book

$14.80

Baby Learns About Senses is a board book published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, Arizona. This bilingual board book is set in the Southwest among the contemporary Navajo Nation. The colourful illustrations by Beverly Blacksheep feature a young Navajo toddler who experiences her five senses during meal preparation. On the first page, we are introduced to Baby who is helping her grandmother as the woman prepares a meal for the family. Outside Baby experiences the sense of smell as grandmother prepares mutton for cooking.

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Dzani Yazhi Naazbaa': Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home, hardcover ed

$23.35

Dzani Yazhi Naazbaa': Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home - A Story of the Navajo Long Walk is a children's picture book that recounts the story of the Navajo Long Walk, 1863-1867, by a Navajo educator and linguist. This Navajo and English picture book retells the tragic story of hardship and sacrifice through the eyes of a twelve-year-old girl, Little Woman Warrior. A powerful story of one family's return to their beloved homeland after enduring imprisonment at Fort Sumner.

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Apaches (Men-at-Arms), The, paper ed

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The Apaches is one of the titles in Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. In this title, the author and illustrator focus on the Aboriginal People of the Southwest. He describes the tribal divisions of the Apache as well as brief descriptions of their culture including hunting and gathering, social structure, warfare and spiritual beliefs. Coverage of the Apache interaction with Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans are briefly described.

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