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An Examination Of Navaho Witchcraft And Its Influence On The Thoughts And Actions Of The Navaho People, Tarrel R. Palmer May 1974

An Examination Of Navaho Witchcraft And Its Influence On The Thoughts And Actions Of The Navaho People, Tarrel R. Palmer

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In this paper, I will strive to bring together, both from literature and from my own experiences, pertinent information concerning Navaho witchcraft for the purpose of (1) presenting this information to the education staff at Wingate High School in the form of in-service training and (2) making this same information available to other Navaho high schools. It is hoped that this will help staff members to better understand the beliefs, fears, and emotional turmoils of the students with whom they are working and, thereby, be able to deal with them in a more knowledgeable and understanding manner.

The information presented ...