Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country by Jim KristoficBlack Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country by Jim Kristofic

Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country

byJim KristoficIllustratorNolan Karras James

Paperback | August 15, 2017

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When Kameron moves to his grandma?s sheep camp on the Navajo Reservation, he leaves behind his cell phone reception and his friends. The young boy?s world becomes even stranger when Kameron takes the sheep out to the local windmill and meets an old storyteller. As the seasons turn, the old man weaves eight tales that teach the deeper story of the Diné country and the Diné people.

Jim Kristofic has worked on and off the ?Rez? for more than ten years as a river guide, ranch hand, journalist, park ranger, and oral historian. He is the author of The Hero Twins: A Navajo-English Story of the Monster Slayers and Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life, both published by UNM Press. He currently teaches in northern New...
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Title:Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo CountryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2017Publisher:University Of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826358195

ISBN - 13:9780826358196

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?A wonderful set of stories that encompass the past, present, and future of the Navajos. It encourages [readers] to be determined, disciplined, and motivated as they move through life and make stories of their own.??Edison Eskeets, Diné runner, artist, educator, and first Diné trader at Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site