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One collateral benefit of writing a book has always been an expansion of my vocabulary. FWIW extra money in my wallet is typically not. In this case Navajo.
So what is the difference between a Nakaia Bilagaanaand a Gamaali —or for that matter what is Nakaia Bilagaan a or a Gamaali? Hey, there had to be some benefit to reading all those Tony Hillerman novels. So now that we know who the Bilagaana and the Nakais are, how do they fit in with the Gamaali?
Back then they were known as the Mormons, and by then they were populating much of the land to the north and west of Dinetah. Bycompared to the Nakais and Bilagaanathe Navajo were on relatively peaceful terms with the Gamaali. Well respected Southwestern historian David M. To date, I have only been able to find one first- hand of the ceremony itself.
However thanks to the article I did learn:. The article has been a huge help. Both are very sparse. As I mentioned in one of my blogs, one of the aspects that attracted me to the subject is that, while much is known about the major events of the time, little is known of the details.
Given the time, place and people, this will most likely remain the case. While this is frustrating from a White man in navajo historical perspective, it allows for a substantial amount of creativity in any historical fiction. What is known for certain is that by December Colonel Edward R. Canby was receiving peace overtures from most of the influential Navajo Headmen.
Although the aforementioned details about how the ceremony was conducted are known, to me there are still many mysteries.
For example, what were the recognized meeting protocols? Did they abide by Roberts Rules of Order? Westminster parliamentary procedures? Quaker Meeting for Worship? Somehow I doubt it.
So in summary, we now know who the Nakaithe Bilagaanaand the Gamaali were. To me, it's "Jimmy Swinnerton Country", named after the famed cartoonist and artist who traveled and portrayed the area extensively via cartoons and paintings in the early 20th century. Hence the name, "Looking for Jimmy. I'm sure it will become as clear as the sky in the Four Corners region. Also, in the mere hope of entertaining the reader, my blog entries are intended to be much lighter often tongue-in-cheek than my books.
Yet one more reason to title this site after a famous cartoonist. Update May I've decided to expand the subject matter to include all of the Southwestern U. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google. You are commenting using your Twitter. You are commenting using your Facebook. Notify me of new comments via.
Notify me of new posts via. Oil on canvas. However thanks to the article I did learn: -The ceremony began when the sun was five fingers White man in navajo the mountain range to the east -The tribe was encamped in an enormous circle around a White man in navajo Hogan, families of the Peace Chiefs on the south, War Chiefs on the north. Goddess of the Buffalo Dance by Adee Dodge Although the aforementioned details about how the ceremony was conducted are known, to me there are still many mysteries.
Who knows? I would say not a chance. Share this: Twitter Facebook.
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