Din�tah My Reservation Days, 1923-1939

ISBN-10: 1933855568
ISBN-13: 9781933855561
Edition: 2011
Authors: Alwin Girdner
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Description: In this engaging memoir, Girdner tells the story of his childhood on the Navajo Reservation during the early 20th century. Girdner is the son of Plymouth Brethren missionaries who lived in the remote eastern Navajo reservation. He spent much of his  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publication date: 2/29/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

In this engaging memoir, Girdner tells the story of his childhood on the Navajo Reservation during the early 20th century. Girdner is the son of Plymouth Brethren missionaries who lived in the remote eastern Navajo reservation. He spent much of his first eighteen years among the Navajos, and recalls his experiences, immersed in their culture and way of life.

Prologue
Introduction
The Color of Yesterday
The Long Walk
At Home in a Hogan
Navajo Ceremonies
Different Words of God
The Clan Holcomb
Kin Ligaal
Bay Area Interlude
Oak Creek Days
The Quest
The Great Migration
Two Women on Horseback
Albuquerque Days
Return to Immanuel Mission
Night of the Big Wind
Building in the Desert
Frontier Medicine
When the QueenCarne to Shiprock
Getting There Was Half the Fun
Clemenceau Days
Back to the Reservation
Yellowhair
Life in the New Rock House
Christmas
Etta's Wedding
Kitchen Stories
The Passing of Mary Holcomb
California 1929
The Windmill and the Well
Grandfather's Last Hurrah
Roy Scott
Above and Below Decks
Establishing a Way of Life
Kinfolk, Pilgrims, and Government Men
Trading Posts
The Art of Trading
Bill
Windows on the World
Navajo Dress Code
The Word in Navajo
Prayer and Thanksgiving
On the Trail with Dad
The Only Girl
A Splash in the Tank
The Breath of Life
Reservation Postal Service
Fun and Games
Sports
Roundups and Ruins
Names
Music at the Mission
Romance on the Rez
Now I Lay Me Down
Long Hair vs. Short
Boarding School
Adventures at Round Rock
Trips to T�la
Education On and Off the Reservation
A Century of Progress
Navajos vs. Waashindoon
Ja'kali and the Indian New Deal
Oak Creek Redux
Eveready Batteries
Officer of the Day
Farmington 1937
Navajo Methodist Mission High School
Adi�s, Siempre Adi�s
Graduation and Beyond
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Resources and Suggested Reading
About the Author

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