The Navajo Hunter Tradition

Karl W. Luckert (Author)
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A new approach to the study of myths relating to the origin of the Navajos. Based on extensive fieldwork and research, including Navajo hunter informants and unpublished manuscripts of Father Berard Haile.

Part 1: The Navajo Tradition, Perspectives and History
Part II: Navajo Hunter Mythology A Collection of Texts
Part III: The Navajo Hunter Tradition: An Interpretation
“A fresh approach to the analysis of Navajo Indian mythology. Luckert is concerned with the historicity, the relationship of Gameways to other aspects of Navajo ceremonialism, specifically the healing chantways, and other theoretical aspects of the Navajo hunter tradition. This work is a sound presentation of materials, analysis, and theorizing for the use of anthropologists, folklorists, and students of the history of religion.”—Leland C. Wyman
The Navajo Hunter Tradition
248 Pages 6 x 9
Published: May 2019Paperback ISBN: 9780816538973
Published: October 1975Ebook ISBN: 9780816545872

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