Synopses & Reviews
Follow the journey of the Navajo from northern Canada to the deserts of the southwest United States hundreds of years ago. Learn how they adapted to their new environment. American Indian True Books explore the past, present, and future of the great Native American tribes. Information on location, migration, religion, customs, foods, family, and housing is included. These books also explore how tribes have adapted to the modern ways of life over the last century, and how they have incorporated that into their traditional customs.
True Books are an indispensable addition to any collection. Each book guides readers through the facts that nurture their need to know.
The 2002 summer movie Windtalkers celebrated their role as WWII code talkers! Here's your chance to learn more about the Navajos -- how they adapted to their move from northern Canada to the deserts of the southwestern United States, the legend behind their spectacular weaving, and how they built their hogans.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index.
Table of Contents
Origins -- New home -- Navajo families -- Hozho -- Navajo and the United States -- Navajo reservation -- Find out more -- Important words.