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Dzání Yázhí Naazbaa: Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk Evangeline Parsons Yazzie

Dzání Yázhí Naazbaa: Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk

Evangeline Parsons Yazzie

Published
ISBN : 9781893354555
Hardcover
32 pages
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 About the Book 

Dzanibaa is alone when U.S. troops swoop down on her familys hogan. Before she can run to safety, a soldier grabs her and puts her on his horse. She is taken to Fort Canby, and from there is forced to walk to Bosque Redondo. For four long years,MoreDzanibaa is alone when U.S. troops swoop down on her familys hogan. Before she can run to safety, a soldier grabs her and puts her on his horse. She is taken to Fort Canby, and from there is forced to walk to Bosque Redondo. For four long years, Dzanibaa and her family endure incredible hardship and sacrifice. Crops wither. Food is scarce or so tainted that it poisons. Illness strikes. At times there seems no hope of a better future. Nevertheless, this time of trial gives Dzanibaa a profound sense of herself as a Navajo and of the importance of her culture. As never before, Dzanibaa realizes the significance of the clan system, of the prayers and songs of her people, and of exerting herself to help her family. Hear Dzanibaas story, and discover why she is the Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home.This childrens book is written in both Navajo and English.