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Diné perspectives : revitalizing and reclaiming Navajo thought

Title
Diné perspectives : revitalizing and reclaiming Navajo thought / edited by Lloyd L. Lee ; foreword by Gregory Cajete.
Format
Book
Published
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2014]
Description
xiv, 196 pages ; 23 cm.
Other contributors
Lee, Lloyd L., 1971- editor. Cajete, Gregory, 1952- author of foreword.
Uniform series
Critical issues in indigenous studies.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Frameworks of understanding
  • Analyses of methodologies
  • Political challenges
  • Paths for the future.
  • Foreword / Gregory Cajete
  • Preface / Lloyd L. Lee
  • Introduction
  • American Indian scholars / Shawn L. Secatero
  • Beneath our sacred minds, hands, and hearts : one dissertation journey / Shawn L. Secatero
  • Understanding hózhǫ́ to achieve critical consciousness : a contemporary Diné interpretation of the philosophical principles of hózhǫ́ / Vincent Werito
  • Morning offerings, like salt / Esther Belin
  • 7pm thought, memory @ Dziłnaodiłthle-Eastern view / Venaya Yazzie
  • Diné culture, decolinization, and the politics of hózhǫ́ / Larry W. Emerson
  • The value of oral history on the path to Diné/Navajo sovereignty / Jennifer Nez Denetdale
  • Narrating ordinary power : hózhǫ́ǫ́jí, violence, and critical Diné studies / Melanie K. Yazzie
  • The boy who threw the world away / Venaya Yazzie
  • Historic and demographic changes that impact the future of the Diné and the development of community-based policy / Yolynda Begay
  • The origin of legibility : rethinking colonialism and resistance among the Navajo People, 1868-1937 / Andrew Curley
  • Dinétah / Venaya Yazzie
  • Sustaining a Diné way of life / Kim Baca
  • "If I could speak Navajo, I'd definitely speak it 24/7" : Diné youth language consciousness, activism, and reclamation of Diné identity / Tiffany S. Lee
  • The Navajo Nation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples / Lloyd L. Lee
  • Atmosphere / Venaya Yazzie
  • Contributors.
Summary
"The contributors to this pathbreaking book, both scholars and community members, are Navajo (Diné) people who are coming to personal terms with the complex matrix of Diné culture. Their contributions exemplify how Indigenous peoples are creatively applying tools of decolonization and critical research to re-create Indigenous thought and culture for contemporary times"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Navajo philosophy. Navajo Indians--Ethnic identity. Navajo Indians--Historiography. Decolonization--Philosophy. Postcolonialism--Philosophy.
ISBN
9780816530922 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0816530920 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
E99.N3 D48 2014
Location
Wells Library - Research Coll. - Stacks
Floor
6th Floor, East Tower
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