American Indian Studies 113:  Navajo Language

    Syllabus
              
          Winter 2007

 
    Sound Tracks to go with Diné Bizaad Bóhoo'aah I
         
          1.   Pronounciation Guide for Sound System
          1a.   Slide Show of Navajo Language Writing System                                                                                                                               (This will only work if you right click on it, and download it to your desktop.                                                                               Then you can watch it as a slide by clicking on one slide to go to the next).
          2.   Unit I Sound Track
          3.  
Unit II Sound Track
          4.  
Unit III Sound Track
               5.   Navajo Fonts
         
      Sources for AIS 115
       1.    Plural Objects at Rest (PDF file)
       1b.  Plural Objects at Rest (Quick time movie)
      
2a.  Diné Genesis as a PDF file
       2.   One Diné Genesis as a Quick Time Movie
       3.   Dine History 1500-1900 as a PDF file
       4.  
Dine History 1500-1900 as a Quick Time Movie
       5.   Dine History 1900-1960 as a PDF file
      
6.   Dine History 1900-1960 as a Quick Time Movie
       7.   Dine History 1960-2006 as a PDF file
       8.   Dine History 1960-2006 as a Quick Time Movie
       9.   Dine Cosmology as a PDF file
       10. Dine Cosmology as a QT movie
       11. Dine Ceremonialism as a PDF file
       12. Dine Ceremonialism as a QT movie


    Sources for AIS 113, 114 and 115
          1.   A Collection of sources on Diné Language, Songs and Singers (PDF)
          2.  
A Collection of sources on Diné Language, Songs and Singers (QT videos&slides)
          3.   K'é as a PDF file
          4.   K'é as a Quicktime Movie
 
    Videos on Diné Language and Culture
          1.   Navajo Code Talkers
          2.   Diné Weaving
          3.   Seasons of a Navajo
          4.   A Weave in Time 25m
          5.   Diné History:  19th Century
          6.   Pollen Path
          7.   UW Student Presentations at Rocky Ridge School
          8.   Kill the Indian; Save the Man


    Readings in Navajo Culture
       1.   Emergence Narratives
       2.   Witherspoon & Peterson:  Introduction
       3.  
Witherspoon & Peterson:  Chapter One
       4.  
Witherspoon & Peterson:  Chapter Two
       5.   Witherspoon:  Language and Art, PP. 13-46.

    Navajo Keynote Lecture Slides:  Winter 2007


       1.   Diné Genesis as a PDF file
       2.   One Diné Genesis as a Quick Time Movie
       3.   Dine History 1500-1900 as a PDF file
       4.  
Dine History 1500-1900 as a Quick Time Movie
       5.   Dine History 1900-1960 as a PDF file
      
6.   Dine History 1900-1960 as a Quick Time Movie
       7.   Dine History 1960-2006 as a PDF file
       8.   Dine History 1960-2006 as a Quick Time Movie
       9.   Dine Cosmology as a PDF file
       10. Dine Cosmology as a QT movie
       11. Dine Ceremonialism as a PDF file
       12. Dine Ceremonialism as a QT movie

    Individual Movies for Navajo Section
       1.   A Weave of Time 25m

       2.   Emergence
       3.   Manifest Destiny Invades the Dine

       4.   The Hero Twins Journey

       5.   Dine Weaving
       6.   Seasons of a Dine

       7.   Return of Dine Boy

       8.   Mountain Creation Song
       9.   Kill the Indian; Save the Man - a song of cultural genocide



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