Title: Navajo Taboos
Publisher: Buffalo Medicine Books, Gallup, NM
Publication Date: 1991
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Franklin, Ernest
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Near fine first edition in like dust jacket. Foreword by Tony Hillerman. Illustations by Ernest Franklin. Signed by the author, Hillerman, and Franklin on the 1st page. The taboos found here are those still in general use. From common sense to others indicating the Navajos awe and respect for nature and natural phenomena. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 00532BT
Synopsis: NAVAJO TABOOS, by Ernie Bulow, Introduction by Tony Hillerman, illustrations by Ernest Franklin, Buffalo Medicine Books, 1991. Navajo Taboos is a general introduction to traditional Navajo thought and culture. This is the book that brought together Ernie Bulow and Tony Hillerman.
About the Author: Ernie Bulow has known and lived with Navajos for more than fifty years and taught at reservation schools and participated in seminars sponsored by the Navajo Tribe which originally published this book as a pamphlet in 1972. Bulow taught the first Native American Literature course in the country at the University of Utah in 1971. He has published widely on Native American and Navajo topics.
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