Little Man's Family: Dine yazhi ba'alchini (preschool level) (Paperback)

Little Man's Family: Dine yazhi ba'alchini (preschool level) By Gerald Nailor (Illustrator), Native Child Dinetah, J. B. Enoch Cover Image
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I am a Navajo boy. Din 'ashkii nishli. A Navajo boy introduces his parents, brothers and sisters and goes on to describe his family's traditional way of life in the nineteen-forties of last century. It centers around a pastoral life with sheep and the processing of the wool by his mother and sisters. His father builds a traditional Navajo home, a hoghan, out of logs, and we are introduced to a sweat lodge and read about other traditional activities. Beautifully illustrated by a Native Navajo artist, Gerald Nailor, the book reminds us of a slower, healthier way of life. It was originally published in 1940 by the educational division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Bilingual Edition: Navajo/English. Includes Navajo alphabet practice worksheets.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781511588188
ISBN-10: 1511588187
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: April 4th, 2015
Pages: 46
Language: English