1966. Item #14265
Clark, LaVerne Harrell. They Sang for Horses: The Impact of the Horse on Navajo and Apache Folklore. University of Arizona Press 1966. xx, 225p, many line ills. by Ted De Grazia + 6 color pls. by Native American artists Adee Dodge, Andy Tsinajinie, Harrison Begay, and Beatien Yazz. A few maps and charts. Good large paperbound (light cover soil, shelfwear). ** Prize-winning anthropological study on The Acquisition of the Horse, The Magic and Ritual of the Raid for Horses, The People's Ways for Keeping Horses Holy, The Horse's Powers over the People's Health, The Horse's Role in Folk Customs and Other Ceremonies, and more. The first such work, with a long bibliography. (Wells 1517).