the Navajos sacred homeland
Dinetah
Navajo word for "fox"
Maii
Navajo word for "lamb"
Dibe yazhi
Navajo word for "mouse"
Na ats oosi
Navajo word for "nut"
Neeshchii
a traditional Navajo hut of logs and earth
hogan
the flesh of sheep; Navajos used this for food
mutton
ceremony performed to protect Navajos from danger
Blessingway
ceremony performed to heal Navajos from pain and suffering
Enemyway
a pill Marines took to help prevent malaria
Atabrine
Navajo word for "bear"
Shash
Navajo for for "two"
Naaki
Navajo word for "ant"
Wolachii
Navajo word for "white men"
bilagaanaa
Navajo word for "Our Mother," referring to the United States
Nihimá
Japanese attacked America on December 7, 1941
Pearl Harbor
What the Navajos called Fort Sumner, "the place where only the wind could live"
Hweeldi
Navajo word for "owl"
Na ashjaa
Navajo word for "zinc"
Beesh Doottizh
Navajo word for "apple"
Bilasaanaa
Navajo word for "axe"
Tsenit
Navajo word for "whale"
Tootsoh
Navajo word for "chicken hawk"
Gini
Navajo word for "potato"
Nimasii
Navajo word for "cat"
Mosi
Navajo word for "deer"
Biih
Navajo word for "elk"
Dzeh