Navajo Creation Accounts

Diné bahane’: The Navajo Creation Story. Paul Zolbroad, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico.1984 recommended.

The Main Stalk: A Synthesis of Navajo Philosophy. John Farella, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson and London. 1984 Highly recommended.


Navajo texts - Hastin Sandoval, Pliny Earle Goddard - Anthropological Papers of The American Museum of Natural History Volume XXXIV, Part I 1933

In the Beginning - Frank Goldtooth, Stanley Fishler 1953

The Dîné: Origin Myths of the Navaho Indians - Hastin Tlo'tsi hee Sandoval , Aileen O'Bryan. BAEB 1956

Noqoìlpi, the Gambler: A Navajo Myth Washington Matthews
Journal of American Folklore, Vol II, No. V, April-June, 1889.

Navaho Myths, Prayers and Songs with Texts and Translations by Washington Matthews, ed. Pliny Earle Goddard University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology. 5:2 1906

The Mountain Chant a Navajo Ceremony Washington Matthews U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology, Fifth Annual Report, 1883-84.Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution

Navajo Origin Legend - A. M. Stephen Journal of American Folk-Lore, vol. 43, 1930, pp. 88-104

Navajo Creation Myth The Story of the Emergence - Hasteen Klah, Mary C. Wheelwright 1942

"The Navajo Indians" William M. Edwardy, Harper's Weekly 34 5 July 1890


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