KINAALADA: A Study of the Navaho Girl's Puberty Ceremony.
Edition: First printing.
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first complete, detailed account of the Navaho girls' puberty ritual, one of the most commonly performed but least examined elements of the Blessing Way complex,. Includes the Navoho text and translations and sheet music of 75 of the songs sung at the ritual. Based on the author's own experiences, and published accounts and on notes by other students. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, charts. Appendices, bibliography, index. xiii, [ 437 pp.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust+ jacket (some minor edgewear to the dj, chip at bottom of dj spine.)