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Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy
by James Kale McNeley
University of Arizona Press, 1981
Paper: 978-0-8165-0724-5 | eISBN: 978-0-8165-4585-8 | Cloth: 978-0-8165-0710-8
Library of Congress Classification E99.N3M317
Dewey Decimal Classification 299.78

"The author has written a well-documented book on the Navajo concept of personality. . . . Holy Wind gives life, movement, thought, speech, and behavior and links the Navajo soul to the immanent powers of the universe. . . . A valuable case study." —Journal of Psychology & Theology

"An admirable volume . . . it illustrates how much we can learn about the importance of poetry as a fundamental activity by investigating the traditions of what should be acknowledged as the New World's unique classical past." —New Scholar

"This book is a fascinating analysis of what obviously is a central dimension in the traditional Navajo awareness of life." —New Mexico Historical Review
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