Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. First Edition Third Printing. Cloth. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine. Octavo. Ochre/clay cloth with gray illustration to front board and illustrated lettered spine. xvi, 300 pp. illustrated with 24 photographs, two maps. Volume 43 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Complete listing on reverse side of dust jacket.
From Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Denver, and employee of the United States Indian Service; based on a thirteen years study, a compelling and respectful account of the colorful history and cultural background of Navajo way of life; from their agrarian days to their modern creative existence as weavers and silversmiths.
A fine biography of ceremonial master and expert weaver and 200 years of Navaho history, as told by Navaho symbolism specialist Franc Johnson Newcomb. Volume 73 in The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Reverse side of the jacket contains complete listing of books in the series. Fine. Item #7312