Diné Bahane': The Navajo Creation Story (Paperback)

Diné Bahane': The Navajo Creation Story By Paul G. Zolbrod Cover Image
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This is the most complete version of the Navajo creation story to appear in English since Washington Matthews' Navajo Legends of 1847. Zolbrod's new translation renders the power and delicacy of the oral storytelling performance on the page through a poetic idiom appropriate to the Navajo oral tradition.

Zolbrod's book offers the general reader a vivid introduction to Navajo culture. For students of literature this book proposes a new way of looking at our literary heritage.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826310439
ISBN-10: 0826310435
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 1987
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Navajo Creation Story