Diné

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  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • Diné
  • Peter Iverson
  • English
  • 13 April 2018
  • 082632715X

About the Author: Peter Iverson

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Diné This Comprehensive Narrative Traces The History Of The Navajos From Their Origins To The Beginning Of The Twenty First Century Based On Extensive Archival Research, Traditional Accounts, Interviews, Historic And Contemporary Photographs, And Firsthand Observation, It Provides A Detailed, Up To Date Portrait Of The Dine Past And Present That Will Be Essential For Scholars, Students, And Interested General Readers, Both Navajo And Non Navajo.As Iverson Points Out, Navajo Identity Is Rooted In The Land Bordered By The Four Sacred Mountains At The Same Time, The Navajos Have Always Incorporated New Elements, New Peoples, And New Ways Of Doing Things The Author Explains How The Dine Remember Past Promises, Recall Past Sacrifices, And Continue To Build Upon Past Achievements To Construct And Sustain North America S Largest Native Community Provided Is A Concise And Provocative Analysis Of Navajo Origins And Their Relations With The Spanish, With Other Indian Communities, And With The First Anglo Americans In The Southwest Following An Insightful Account Of The Traumatic Long Walk Era And Of Key Developments Following The Return From Exile At Fort Sumner, The Author Considers The Major Themes And Events Of The Twentieth Century, Including Political Leadership, Livestock Reduction, The Code Talkers, Schools, Health Care, Government, Economic Development, The Arts, And Athletics.

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10 thoughts on “Diné

  1. Reetta says:

    Okay, so it s kind of unfair for me to claim I read this, when actually I only got around to 3 or 4 chapters That s because I got the book through my university s interlibrary loan system and now have to return it, so no reflection on the book itself, I only had time to read the chapters most relevant to my PhD What I can definitely say about the book is that it is well written and very important Native American peoples are too often considered an anthropological subject ...

  2. Courtney says:

    I got this book to do some research and ended up reading the entire thing I haven t taken a Navajo cultural class in years but my passion to keep my culture alive flourishes when I read this book Ther...

  3. Lilian says:

    Seems like people who give low ratings because this book doesn t extensively cover precontact history of Din haven t really read this book If they did, they would realize that because of US attempts at cultural annihilation of Din through forced displacement and boarding schools, many present day Din do not have access to their own traditional knowledge and history Given t...

  4. Bk says:

    The Dine are an ancient people, and I was looking forward to learning a bit of their long history and culture I was disappointed to discover that only about 15 of 400 pages cover history prior to the Europeans showing up And that first cha...

  5. B.atz says:

    The Dine are an ancient people, and I was looking forward to learning a bit of their long history and culture I was disappointed to discover that only about 15 of 400 pages cover history prior to the Europeans...

  6. Dean Gerszewski says:

    I checked out this book to look at the Navajo history to the 1900 s the Long Walk The history is rich and the author did extensive research on the events This is a great, great book Might get back to the rest of the book at a later date.

  7. Mia says:

    A fairly blanced and comprehensive history.

  8. Kathryn says:

    Excellent overview of 20th Century Navajo History Iverson is masterful at balancing objective scholarship with a genuine emotional attachment to his subject matter.

  9. bibliotekker Holman says:

    An interesting history that is very compelling in places A good read

  10. L. Frockcoat says:

    Iverson clearly cares about his subject and he delivers a thorough history Unfortunately, the book sometimes bogs down in clunky language and rarely develops much storytelling momentum.