The red antway of the Navaho

Cover of: The red antway of the Navaho | Wyman, Leland Clifton

Published by Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art in Santa Fe, N.M .

Written in English

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  • Navajo Indians -- Rites and ceremonies,
  • Navajo Indians -- Religion and mythology,
  • Sandpaintings,
  • Ants (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementLeland C. Wyman.
SeriesNavajo religion series -- v. 5., Book collection on microfilm relating to the North American Indian -- reel 50.
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17741170M

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The Red Antway of the Navaho. LELAND C. WYMAN., (Navajo Religion Series, Volume V.) Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art,pp., 63 illustrations (at rear are 28 pages of b/w illustrations, 8 pages of color illustrations) The present volume is a most valuable addition to Dr.

Wyman’s many contributions to Navaho studies. The book is not just a presentation of a particular. Wyman, Leland C. Red Antway of the Navaho.

Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of Ceremonial Navajo Art, 1st edition. Illustrated. Bibliography. 8vo.

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