The Navajo was written by Marian Nez, Teacher-Interpreter.
will depend upon the degree to which they make the basic ideas of this culture their own, these new books will rely on the material of this new culture for their content. They will present to these young people a new and different world from that through which they have grown during their early years on the reservation.
Willard W. Beatty Chief, Branch of Education
I am a Navajo boy.
Naabeehó 'ashkii nish[l-][í,].
This is my home.
Díí shighan 'át'é.
My home is in Arizona.
Arizona bii' shighan.
Arizona is in the United States.
Arizona 'éí kéyah dízdiin dóó ba'aan tseebíí sinilígíí bii'.
The United States is my country.
Kéyah dízdiin dóó