In linguistics, mama and papa is the sequences of sounds /ma/, /mama/ and
similar ones ... Chinese bàba, Persian baba, and French papa (all "father"); or
Navajo amá, ... The mode...
In combination with the Diné (Navajo) clan system, these words can extend
outside the immediate family. For example, if a woman's second clan (her father's
The information in this paper was obtained from Navajo parents who live within
the Hardrock ..... The father quickly began to explain by saying: "Navajo words.
This arose from a corruption of the Navajo word for the canyon "tseyi" (say-ee). ....
In addition to this primary clan, Navajo people who have Navajo parents will ...
Hozho: A Navajo word meaning harmony, balance, and spiritual beauty. Innovate
: To introduce new ideas or practices. Long Walk, The: (Hweeldi in Navajo) The ...
May 5, 2015 ... But even in non-Indo-European languages, very similar sounding words
correspond to the word for “mother.” Navajo is amá, Quechua is mama ...
I was born in 1950, part of the post World War II baby boom, raised to obey my
parents, be truthful, recited the Pledge of Allegiance and when I gave my word of
Dec 12, 2015 ... Navajo Nation President Begaye provides strong words during opening address
... than seeing a Navajo child being taken from their parents.
In Navajo, the concept of peace is culture dependent and also situation
dependent. ... A person's words go a long way in maintaining or destroying achi'
hozho (Ibid.) ... corrections that are offered by parents and elder relatives (Aats'
Feb 29, 2012 ... Today I meet a lot of Natives my parents' age who say, “I have a ... Case in point:
the Navajo word for African Americans is “Nakai ?izhinii” or ...