Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy

Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy

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qThe 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.q A‘Journal of Psychology a Theology qAn 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.q A‘New Scholar qThis book is a fascinating analysis of what obviously is a central dimension in the traditional Navajo awareness of life.q A‘New Mexico Historical ReviewWind exists from there, from way back then. It did not form recently. (BY) In another account, by informant CAB, it is Earth Woman who placed Wind in the cardinal directions of the present world for people to live by. This account merits carefulanbsp;...

Title:Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy
Author:James Kale McNeley
Publisher:University of Arizona Press - 1981


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