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Alysa Landry

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The Power of Navajo Women


The Power of Navajo Women

A Navajo woman’s day has always begun before dawn when she rises, goes outside, faces east and prays with white cornmeal. This is vital to ensure that each day is successful and properly lived, Ruth Roessel, a lifelong educator, wrote in her 1981 book Women in Navajo Society (Navajo Center,1801)...