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Sharing the Skies: Navajo Astronomy

Description A cross-cultural view of Navajo and Western Astronomy

Sharing the Skies provides a look at traditional Navajo astronomy, including the constellations and the unique way in which Navajo people view the cosmos and their place within it. In addition, this book offers a comparison of the Navajo astronomy with the Greek (Western) perceptions. Beautifully illustrated with original paintings from a Navajo artist and scientifically enhanced with NASA photography.

Written by:
Nancy C. Maryboy, PhD
and David Begay, PhD

softcover, 96 pages
ISBN: 978-1-933855-40-0
Astronomy, Culture and History, Native American