Wolfkiller

Wolfkiller

Wisdom From A Nineteenth-century Navajo Shepherd

Book - 2007
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Fascinating history and compelling storytelling make Wolfkiller, the memoir of a Navajo shepherd man who lived in the Monument Valley region of the Southwest, a page-turning epic. In these stories compiled by Harvey Leake, Wolfkiller shares the ancient wisdom of the Navajo elders that was passed to him while a boy growing up near the Utah/Arizona border. Wolfkiller's story was recorded and translated by pioneer trader Louisa Wade Wetherill, an unlikely pairing that came together when she moved to this remote area of southern Utah in 1906. Wetherill recognized that Wolfkiller was a man of exceptional character, with lessons and wisdom of the Navajo that deserved to be recorded and preserved for the benefit of future generations.

Publisher: Salt Lake City : Gibbs Smith, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781423600305
1423600304
Characteristics: xvi, 137 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leake, Harvey
Wetherill, Louisa Wade

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