Navajo or Navaho is a Southern Athabaskan language of the Na-Dené family, by
which it is ... The word Navajo is an exonym: it comes from the Tewa word
Navahu, which combines the roots nava ("...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 4, 2014 ... Navajo (Diné) mother tying her daughter's hair using brush. Undated .... These
are not MY words but worthy to a TRUE people! I could care less ...
May 6, 2016 ... But even in non-Indo-European languages, very similar sounding words
correspond to the word for “mother.” Navajo is amá, Quechua is mama ...
Dec 12, 2015 ... Navajo Nation President Begaye provides strong words during opening address
... than seeing a Navajo child being taken from their parents.
Jul 29, 2012 ... For centuries, Navajo shepherds have made migrations with their ... “The sheep
are like our parents,” Irene told me. ... (The Chuska Mountains, Irene said, get
their name from the Navajo word that describes the bluish color of ...
Navajo Weaving at Arizona State Museum: 19th Century Blankets; 20th Century
... When word of the Indian's plight finally gained public attention, President ...