Unanswered | Answered

Navajo Indians

Parent Category: Native American History
One of the largest of the Native American Tribes, they lived in the Southwest of the United States and Northern Mexico.
diyin yá naalʼaʼí , messenger from God
About 300-400 of the 9,000 people on the walk died along the way.About 2600 died in the years as interned at Bosque Redondo. Anunknown number died in the war, starvation and disease before theygave in to Kit Carson and General Carleton.
Philip Johnston, a civil engineer for the city of Los Angeles. Hewas the son of a missionary on the Navajo reservation and had grownup there. He spoke fluent Navajo.
i have 2 small navajo rugs from the early 1990's . what are they worth?
The clothing for Navajo women were skirts made from woven yuccafiber. The men wore breechcloths. During the cooler months, bothmen and women wore cloaks of rabbit fur or deerskin ponchos andmoccasins.
The Navajos have many interesting qualities. They live on such a beautiful reservation and have such a deep love for nature. They make really good food such as Fry bread which is just bread fried in a cast iron skillet. They also make beef and potatoes basically everything you and i eat. As you may...
The correct way to say i love you in Navajo "ayoo aniinish'ni"
They got thier food by plantng and growing corn, squash, beans ,melons, onions, chillies, peaches and other crops. Also, by raisingsheep, goats and some cattle. They also gathered pinon pine nuts,yucca fruit, wild greens and seeds and berries and herbs. Theyhunted rabbits, antelope, big horn sheep,...
One has to be able to prove their native bloodline with an approved paper trail, and apply to their respective tribe (assuming the rolls are open to new members). Recently, some DNA research companies have offered tests to document native ancestors. You can start by contacting the tribe you wish to...
The Navajo Indians live in New Mexico and Arizona.
Traditional Dine' homes are called Hogan in English and Hooghan (long o not u and the gh is a sound like the ch in Scottish) inNavajo language (Dine' Bizaad). They were usually made of logs (some times stone too) with earth covering all or part of it. Theyare very energy efficient because of this....
they live in four corners, but Colorado is not popular among them.
Today there are 300,000 Navajo and they do every economic activity you can think of. Business owners, military, teachers, doctors, scientists, oil and coal workers farmers, sheep growers, bureaucrats, politicians, administrators, migrant labor, welders, auto repair, power plant workers, and on and...
na sha dii (?) To be his/her/it's protector (with oneactor) is: bich'ą́ą́h naashá To be his protector ( two actors) :bich'ą́ą́h neiit'aash three or more : bich'ą́ą́h neiikai Shínaaí shich'ą́ą́h naaghá-- "my older brother protectsme...
bíní yii'aah -- to be heart broken t'óó bąąh yínínígi 'át'éego -- heartbreaking (I'm not sure how to do the tense you want, Navajo has verydifferent grammar and one would need to know who's heartwould break to conjugate it.) In Navajo these are not literally ...
Please is : tʼáá shǫǫdí Please, as in how a child would sort of whine it , "pl-ee-ese" is: t'áá shǫǫdíín "Pl-ee-se give it to me" is : shaa ní'aahíín
The Navajo tribe has an elected President and vice president. Currently that is, Ben Shelly and Vice president Rex Lee Jim. Historically the Navajo had powerful and respected men who were leaders but no "chief " in the sense the English word means. Traditionally there was a council of sorts...
The thing closest to a "ghost" in Navajo culture is: ch'į́įdii . This is sometimes spelled in nonstandard more folk spelling as chindi . The marksover the first vowel make it high tone, followed by a low tone i itmakes it falling tone. The marks under the two ii make themnasalized, a bit...
This is a very good and deep question but is has no easy or single answer. I would suggest starting with the books Language and Art in the Navajo Universe and Dynamic Symmetry and Holistic Asymmetry in Navajo and Western Art and Cosmology by Gary Witherspoon. In general, the order of the...
Code talkers were Native Americans who served the United States in World War II by using their native languages to describe artillery, armaments, troop movements and so forth. This scheme allowed the war-time commanders to communicate through the code talkers with the presumption that the 'code'...
In 1968, it was declassified under the Department of Defense (DoD) directive 5200.9
The Navajo word for small or little is "yazzie", as in dibeh-yazzie (sheep-little) = lamb. The standard spelling in the orthography that is now taught is: "yázhí". The marks are high tone marks. Navajo is a tonal language and needs tones to be correct. The zh sound is somewhere between z...
Yes Native Americans did live in Arizona
You may perhaps have confused the words Navajo and Nauvoo. The former is a native American tribe of the desert southwest. The latter is a city in Illinois founded and settled by the Latter-day Saints (Mormons). The Saints applied to the state government for a charter that gave them the power to...
Neezgai is "to be painful" or to give pain diniih -- pain shijéí diniih -- my heart pain Neezgaigo baa 'íít'i' - to have a piercing pain
The 29 original ones developed the code with Philip Johnston (a sonof missionaries and Navajo speaker) at the Marine base in OceansideCalifornia in 1942. 400 were trained in and used the code in thewar in the Pacific against Japan and in the Occupation and some inthe Korean War. Of those, the last...
lots! being a Navajo i would know!:) we live like normal people..... but of course like many cultures we are different. what we eat and how we eat and the way we live. we eat sheep, corn, frybread, and many natural things. (we believe in being one with nature) we mostly eat with the frybread and...
Answer . They hunted all day, ran after animals, dragged them back to the tribe, their games included tests of endurance and strength... it would seem to me that they would be EXTREMELY fit.. Yes, a lot of young Navajo men were very fit. Although, a large amount of young Navajo men were not fit,...
Navajo grammar does not work like English but one way means "lovedones" like relatives is: kwá'ásiní . ----This isused by orators when addressing a group. Ayóó'ádajó'nínígíí --- means loved ones. "Her sweetheart" is be'ashkii (literally "herboy") "His sweetheart...
Good Question! The Navajo Reservation in Arizona observes daylight savings time (while most of the rest of Arizona does not) because while the largest portion of the Navajo Reservation is in Arizona, parts of it do extend into New Mexico and Utah, both of which do observe daylight savings time....
Environmental probabilism provides cues as to the probability of certain outcome. The environment is a predictor for certain human outcomes.
they are log like homes with dirt floors and there walls had mug holding there walls together and microwbeans
níłchʼi -- spirit or air
Because no published record of the language had ever been recorded.
Tsisnaasjini' orMount Blanca, Tsoodzil or Mount Taylor,Doko'oosliid or San Fransisco Peaks, Dibé Nitsaa orMount Hesperus. There are also two sacred center mountians: Dzil Na'oodilii orHuerfano Mesa), and Ch'oolii or Governador Knob.
you say it like this: yázhí . Or yáázh --sometimes.
As of now, only one of the original 29 Navajo code talkers are still living
Answer . He certainly is alive and healtier than anyone I've ever seen at his age (I believe 84 or 85). His ministry that's based in Akron Ohio keeps expanding as it sends missionaries around the world and broadcasts his program even into China. I received a miracle for my spine when he prayed...
The 10 year average rate is 13.9 per 100,000 per year on the Navajo Nation. It is remarkably stable and much lower than many Native American communities. It is hard to measure rates in very rural areas. Some percentage of single car accidents are probably actually suicides as well. Males account...
As of late 2007, there are less than a handful of the original code talkers left but there are reported to be about 70 living from the 400 or so code talkers who were eventually employed by the government.
HOW DO YOU MAKE NAVAJO CAKE? idk know how to make, thats why i ask if anybody that knows how to make navajo cake
Soldiers were trying to chase them off their land and made themwalk from Fort Defiance to Fort Sumner.
they made up codes in the pacific invasion and the Japanese never cracked the code.
The navajo were stationed in 29 nine palms for a while then were transported to the san diego marine corp base during world war two.urah
wóláchíí --- red ant wólázhiní -- black ant wólá-- ants , but usually combined with a verbal-adjectivalqualifier wóláchíí naat'agí -- flying red ant.
Answer . Drawn-Over-Mandrel Steel tubing for frame material . a Solid metal that wouldn't even slightly melt, allright maybe after a long hard time. YES. I'VE GOT IT! . A HARD UNMELTABLE SOLID SRONG METAL.....................................................................maybe iron or...
This was a 450 mile trek that lasted about 22 days . At least 200 Navajos died of cold and starvation. 53 different groups of Navajo made the trip there. Each group walked a slightly different route. Between 8,000 and 9,000 people traveled the route with a peak population of 9,022 in Bosque Redondo...
The Navajo Code Talkers used their own language to relay military information in World War 2 in the Pacific Theater. The Japanese could not understand it.The story of the code talkers is on the related link below.
Kit Carson and the USArmy defeated most of the Navajo people in 1864 and forced them to march about 450 miles in the Long Walk to Fort Sumner in NM territory ( also known as Bosque Redondo) in 1864. Brigadier General James H. Carleton ordered Carson to kill all the men of the tribe. He refused and...
On the morning of the twelfth day the people washed themselves well. The women dried themselves with yellow cornmeal; the men with white cornmeal. Soon after the ablutions were completed they heard the distant call of the approaching gods. It was shouted as before, four times - nearer and louder at...
Pretty sure you've just done it, champ.
I don't how to spell it but it is pronounced like: 'bid'-'uh'-(glottal stop)-'eh'
The Navajo word for stop is "assay". Kind of pronounced at-say Ibelieve. Well, Astee means "tail", and Átsé means "first". I'm not sure what word thiswould be. Stop!(enough) in Navajo is: k'adí! Stop! (don't do it) is: níwe! To stop as a verb is very, very hard in Navajo. There...
It is part of a family of languages that linguists call SouthernAthapascan. It in turn is part of the larger Athapaskan family thatincludes Northern Canadian, Alaskan and Pacific Coast languages. Itis hypothesized to belong to the Na-Dene family. One well receivedtheory is that that family is...
they took their food for long trips and skins and logs for building new hogans.
The US army under the command in New Mexico territory of GenCarleton. He ordered Kit Carson to lead a scorched earth campaignagainst the Navajo in 1863-4. They were allowed back in 1868. The reasons are complex. The Indian Agent who sided with the Navajowas reassigned to West Point for the Civil War...
it is AWESOME. 750 feet (229 m) high from the valley floor.
Originally hunter/gatherers, the Navaho people of the American Southwest learned agriculture from the Pueblo Indians. Of all they grew, Corn was the most important crop. They still use it to make something called "kneeldown bread", Navajo cake, and Navajo pancakes. They used blue corn to make...
Well, I would think so! The Navajo tribe is one of the most pominent and largest federally recognized tribes in the United States. Members of the Navajo tribe were an important asset to the U.S. during World War II. The Navajo Code Talkers used their native language to create a code for the U.S....
who was the chief of the navajos?
The Apache tribe are located in Arizona, New Mexico AND Oklahomaand Texas. The most of the ones ( except the Plains Apache) inOklahoma were forced to move there by the US government and army.The Apache reservations are in Arizona and New Mexico. Some Apachehave moved to large metropolitan areas....
Navajo men hunted and they were the leaders.
The Navajo tribe.
I cannot think of any subjects that are inappropriate to discuss onany area of human concern.
The Navajo are the largest tribe in America, more than 300,000members in 2014. 75% live on the Navajo Nation or nearby but thereare Navajo in every State except 3. If by "were" you mean long ago,then they lived in the area that is now Arizona, New Mexico, Utahand Colorado before those States existed...
Answer \n. \nBecause they were patriots, had a warrior tradition and were good Americans.\n. \n__________________________________________________\n. \nThe U.S. military wanted the help of Navajo Code Talkers because their language was sophisticated and was a good candidate for coding messages...
The WORDS that mean "How are you doing?": Hait'áo naniná? or Haa lá ánít'é? These are not really conversation starters but regarding the healthof person spoken to and becuase you know they were sick. In somecases it might be a little rude abrupt or even seem like you...
The capital of the Navajo Nation is Window Rock, Arizona,Tségháhoodzání in Navajo (meaning perforated rock). It had apopulation of 2,712 in 2010. It is at 6,830 feet in elevation. Itis the location of the Tribal Council Chambers, the President andvice president, The Supreme court, the...
No, Navajos live in round houses/earth lodges called Hogans.Navajos never lived in teepees.
A common misconception is that it was just Navajos speaking theNavajo language. This is NOT the case. It is THE ONLY UNBROKEN CODE in modern military history. It baffledthe Japanese forces of WWII. It was even indecipherable to a Navajosoldier taken prisoner and tortured on Bataan. In fact, during...
Here is how you say hello or greeting to aunts and uncles. Yá'át'ééh is a greeting and means literally "it is good". The marks above make the vowel high tone. Without mark is low tone. The marks with a space are glottal stops. Like in English uh oh. The stop between the tow sounds is a...
Ned Begay is the main character. First Sergeant Shinn is therecruiter.
Not really. They look closer to Tibetans, Evenki, Mongolian andother Native Siberian people. The Navajo language is thought to bein a family, the Na-Dene, that may be related to Yenisei. They area people west of Lake Baikal. They also look a little like Navajo. There are some genetic links to people...
You can legally bring up to $10,000 USD without any declaration to the US Customs anything extra is subject to declaration and possibly be taxed...