The Navajo Collection-Books

Art
Childrens
Fiction
Geography
History and Politics
Language
Memoirs and Essays
Social Life and Customs

Art

Title Author Date
A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Greater Southwest Alex Patterson c1992
Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Indian Art and Its Evolution Jacka Jerry 1991
Canyon de Chelly, Its People and Rock Art Campbell Grant 1998, c1978
Collective Willeto: The Visionary Carvings of a Navajo Artist Charlie Willeto c2002
Contemporary Navajo Weaving: Thoughts That Count Ann Lane Hedlund 1994
Enduring Traditions: Art of the Navajo Lois Essary Jacka 1994
Indian Jewelry Making Volume II Oscar T. Branson c1979
Indian Rock Art of the Southwest Polly Schaafsma 1995, c1980
Native Art of North America Rosenfeld, Lucy Davidson 1993
Navajo Arts and Crafts Roessel, Robert A c1983
Navajo Jewelry: A Legacy of Silver and Stone Lois Essary Jacka c1995
Navajo Rugs: How to Find, Evaluate, Buy, and Care for Them Don Dedera c1996
Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving W. D. Harmsen c1977
R. C. Gorman (video) R. C. Gorman c 1976
R.C.Gorman--A Retrospective Doris Monthan c1990
Sandpainting: A Navajo Tradition (video)   1990
The Art of Navajo Weaving; The Durang (video)   1987
The Navajo Art of Sandpainting Congdon-Martin c1990
The People Speak: Navajo Folk Art Chuck Rosenak 1994
The Navajo Weaving Tradition: 1650 to the Present Alice Kaufman & Christopher Selser 1997

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Childrens

Title Author Date
Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad: A Traditional Navajo Story Shonto Begay 1992
Monster Slayer Vee Browne 1991
Monster Birds Vee Browne 1993
Navajo ABC: A Dine Alphabet Book Luci Tapahonso 1995
Sunpainters Baje Whitethorne 1994
Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit:
Essays on Native American Life Today
Leslie Marmon Silko 1996

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Fiction

Title Author Date
Coyote Waits Tony Hillerman c1990
Dark Wind (video) Tony Hillerman c1993
Death Walker: An Ella Clah Novel Aimee Thurlo 2003
Eagle Feather Clyde Rober Bulla 1953
Hunting Badger (audio) Tony Hillerman p1999
Hunting Badger Tony Hillerman 1999
Red Mesa: An Ella Clah Novel Aimee Thurlo 2001
Sacred Clowns (audio) Tony Hillerman 1993
Sacred Clowns Tony Hillerman c1993
Shooting Chant: An Ella Clah Novel Aimee Thurlo 2000
Sing Down the Moon Scott O'Dell c1970
Talking God Tony Hillerman c1989
The Art of Mystery (video) Tony Hillerman c1995
The Dark Wind Tony Hillerman 1993
The Fallen Man (audio) Tony Hillerman p1996
The Fallen Man Tony Hillerman 1996
The First Eagle (audio) Tony Hillerman 1998
The First Eagle Tony Hillerman 1998
The Ghostway Tony Hillerman 1984
The Ghostway (audio) Tony Hillerman 1986
The Sinister Pig Tony Hillerman c2003
The Wailing Wind Tony Hillerman 2002
Tracking Bear: An Ella Clah Novel Aimee Thurlo c2003

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Geography

Title
Guide to Indian Country (map)
Monument Valley Navajo Homeland (video recording): Cinematography by Russ Finley, Written & Edited by Robert D. Ellis.
Monument Valley, Photography by Josef Muench; Text by K.C. DenDooven; Edited by Mary L. Van Camp.
Navajoland: Family Settlement and Land Use / Kelley, Klara B.
Petrified Forest by Sidney Ash; Edited by Mary Lu Moore.
Trading Post Guidebook: Where to Find the Trading Posts, Galleries, Auctions, Artists, and Museums of the Four Corners Region / Patrick Eddington and Susan Makov.

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History and Politics

Title Author Date
A Navajo Confrontation and Crisis Floyd All Pollock 1984
A Political History of the Navajo Tribe Robert W Young 1978
Defensive Sites of Dinetah Margaret A Powers 1987
Dine Be'iina': a Journal of Navajo Life Winter 1988
Fort Defiance & the Navajos Maurice Frink c1968
Four Corners: History, Land, and People of the Desert Southwest Kenneth A. Brown 1995
If You Poison Us: Uranium and Native Americans Peter Eichstaedt c1994
Modern American Indian Tribal Government and Politics Howard Meredith 1993
Navaho Foreign Affairs, 1795-1846 Frank Drive Reeve 1983
Navajo: Hartman-Stucki Interview, (video recording)   1997
Navajo Livestock Reduction: A National Disgrace Ruth Roessel 1974
Navaho Trading Days Elizabeth Compton Hegemann c1963
Navajoland: Family Settlement and Land Use Klara B Kelley 1989
The Broken Circle: A True Story of Murder and Magic in Indian Country Rodney Barker 1992
The Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area? (video recording) Earth Image Films 1983
The Navajos Peter Iverson c1990
Treaty Between the United States of America and the Navajo Tribe of Indians with a
Record of the Discussions that led to its signing. Treaties, etc.
Navajo Tribe, 1868 June 1 1968

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Language

Title Author Date
Basic Medical Navajo an Introductory Course
in Communication
Alan Wilson
Colloquial Navaho: A Dictionary Robert W Young 1994
Dynamic Symmetry and Holistic Asymmetry Gary Witherspoon c1995
Language and Art in the Navajo Universe Gary Witherspoon c1977
Laughter, the Navajo Way Alan Wilson 1970
Navajo Code Talkers: The Epic Story (video)   c1995
Navajo-English Dctionary C. Leon Wall 1994
New Paper Words: Historical Images of Navajo Language Literacy Louise Lockard 1995
Place-naming, Environment, and Perception Among the Canyon de Chelly Navajo of Arizona Stephen C Jett 1997
Winds of Freedom: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II Margaret T. Bixler 1995

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Memoirs and Essays

Title Author Date
Beyond the Four Corners of the World Emily Benedek 1995
Lucky, the Navajo Singer Alexande Leighton 1992
Navajo Stories of the Long Walk Period   1973
Saanii Dahataal, the Women are Singing: Poems and Stories Luci Tapahonso 1993
Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir Tony Hillerman 2001
Talking to the Ground: One Family's Journey on Horseback across the Sacred Land of the Navajo Douglas Preston 1995
The Art of Mystery (video recording) Tony Hillerman 1995
The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other True Stories of the Southwest Tony Hillerman 2001

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Social Life and Customs

Title Author Date
A History of Navajo Clans Regina Lynch 1993
Dine bi bee ohoo'aah ba sila: An Introduction to Navajo Philosophy Wilson Aronlith c1994
Dynamic Symmetry and Holistic Asymmetry Gary Witherspoon c1995
Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father: Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sand Painting Trudy Griffin-Pierce c1992
Hosteen Klah, Navaho Medicine Man and Sand Painter Franc Johnson Newcomb c1964
In the Beginning: The Navajo Genesis Jerrold E Levy c1998
Masked Gods: Navaho and Pueblo Ceremonialism Frank Waters 1950, 1984
Nanise: a Navajo Herbal: One Hundred Plants from the Navajo Reservation Vernon O. Mayes and Barbara Bayless Lacy 1994, c1989
Native American Cooking: Foods of the Southwest Indian Nations Lois Ellen Frank c1991
Navaho Classification of Their Song Ceremonials Leland C.Wyman and Clyde Kluckhohn 1969
Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism Gladys A. Reichard 1990
Navaho Symbols of Healing: A Jungian Exploration of Ritual, Image, & Medicine Donald Sandner c1991
Navaho Witchcraft Clyde Kluckhohn 1989
Navajo Susanne and Jake Page 1995
Navajo: Frank Morgan--Dine College--Navajo Philosophy, Part I    
Navajo: Frank Morgan--Dine College--Navajo Philosophy, Part II    
Navajo - NCC - 4 Corners, (video recording)   1996
Navajo Songs (CD) Laura Boulton 1933 & 1940
Navajo Songs from Canyon de Chelly (CD)   1990
Navajo: Tradition and Change in the Southwest Wolfgang Lindig 1993
Navajo: Walking in Beauty, Native American Wisdom   1994
Pueblo and Mission: Cultural Roots of the Southwest Susan Lamb c1997
Sacred Land, Sacred View: Navajo Perceptions of the Four Corners Region Robert McPherson c1992
Seasons of a Navajo (video recording)   1988
The Book of the Navajo Raymond Friday Locke c1992
The Enduring Navaho Laura Gilpin 1988, c1968
The Navaho Clyde Kluckhohn and Dorothea Leighton 1995, c1974
The Sacred: Ways of Knowledge, Sources of Life Peggy V. Beck, Anna Lee Walters, Nia Francisco 1993, c1992
The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Lori Arviso Alvord and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt c1999
Time Among the Navajo: Traditional Lifeways on the Reservation Kathy Eckles Hooker c1991

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