Told in Navajo, the Dine language, and English, this story exists in many versions, and all demonstrate the importance of thinking, patience, persistence, bravery, and reverence. These teachings still help the Dine--and everyone--find the harmony of a balanced and braver life."
Jim Kristofic grew up on the Navajo Reservation in northeastern Arizona and has worked on and off the "Rez" for more than ten years as a river guide, park ranger, journalist, ranch hand, and oral historian. He's written for the Navajo Times, Arizona Highways, High Country News, and Native Peoples Magazine. His memoir, Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life, was a finalist for the 2012 Spur Award and was named a 2011 Southwest Book of the Year.
Nolan Karras James is an artist, songwriter, powwow dancer, guitarist, and former rodeo cowboy from Pinon, Arizona. His father is Many Goats Clan (Tł'izi Lani) and his mother is Apache (Chishi).
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