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Dene | Navajo | Denesuline | Tsuut'ina
Alternate forms: Athabaskan, Athapascan
Language(s): English
Date: 1935; undated
Type:Text
Extent: 3 items
Description: Items relating to the study of Dene languages, including a letter from Sapir to Hoijer regarding comparative Athapascan linguistics and two items composed of Hoijer's notes and writings on the subject. One is his 27-page "Comparative Athapascan Affixes," including charts of comparative data taken from 33 Athapascan languages and dialects (with English glosses). The other consists of about 300 handwritten slips on Comparative Athapascan with comparative lexical data described as Sarsi, Chipewyan, and Navajo, alphabetically arranged, according to the English gloss.
Collection: Harry Hoijer Collection (Mss.497.3.H68)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné, Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1993
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (1 hr., 11 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Navajo Vocabularies for vowel contrasts and tones recorded with 5 monolingual and 10 bilingual Navajo speakers. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Navajo language recordings (Mss.Rec.227)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1929-1930; 1932
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 18 notebooks (approximately 125 pages each), approximately 11,000 slips, 172 loose pages
Description: The Navajo materials in the ACLS collection include 3 items in the "Navajo" section of the finding. The largest of these is Sapir's "Navajo texts, field notes, and Vocabularies" which includes 17 notebooks of texts with interlinear translations and a word slip file derived from these texts that numbers around 11,000 slips. There is also Sapir's "List of Navaho stems," and Morris Swadesh's class notes based on Edward Sapir's lectures on the Navaho language, containing grammatical notes, texts with translation, 175-word vocabulary, and a brief descriptive essay. In the "Yana" section of the finding aid, see also Swadesh's "Yana and Navaho notes," containing class notes from Sapir's lectures on Yana, Navaho, with comparative Athapascan material. NOTE: Portions of this material may be restricted due to potential cultural sensitivity.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1954
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (2 hr., 4 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Hopi words, phrases, texts, counting, and grammar (particles), some with English equivalents; Navajo words and phrases with English glosses and Navajo literacy lessons (one reel). Includes duplicates of Hopi recordings made by Carl F. Voegelin. Hopi informants include: Willie Coin, Jimmy Kewanwaytiwa, Bennie Nuvanisa, and Albert Yava. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Hopi and Navajo Recordings (Mss.Rec.103)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): Navajo
Date: Undated
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 33 min. : DIGITIZED
Description: The Navajo material in James Crawford's "Recordings of Native American languages" collection consist of one recording in "Series 10: Miscellaneous": Navajo elicitation and conversation on Navajo Indians with an unidentified consultant, which ends with a brief narration in Navajo. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Navajo materials, James Crawford Recordings of Native American languages (Mss.Rec.184)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Diné
Language(s): Navajo | English
Date: 1971-1973, undated
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Description: The most significant items in Mary Haas' Navajo file are two field notebooks, totaling around 140 pages filled, from the early 1970s, possibly as part of a taught field methods class. These can be found in Series 2, name Frank Burnside as the consultant, and reference audio recordings not housed at the APS. Haas also kept short wordlists of Navajo and made comparisons between Navajo and a large variety of other Dene languages, scattered throughout Series 2 and 9, and corresponded with Muriel Saville-Troike on the language (Series 1).
Collection: Mary R. Haas Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.94)

Navajo
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1966-1977, 1992-1996, 2012-2015
Extent: 2588 pages, 2 photographs, 13 DVDs
Description: The Navajo materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of numerous items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Bsumek, Chamberlain, Chee, Fernald, Field, Garrison, Gill, Hahn, Hammond, Hill, House, Kaufman, Kibrik, Kroskrity, McDonough, Perkins, Pollak, Roberts, Schepers, Shepardson, Shetter, Taptto, Weisiger, and Werner.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Navajo
Alternate forms: Navaho
Language(s): English | Navajo
Date: 1969
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 7 sound tape reels (13 hr.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Field recordings made on the Navajo Indian Reservation during July-September of 1969. Interviews with multiple Navajo speakers, consisting of elicitation of Navajo words and phrases, with commentary and questions. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Navajo Texts (Mss.Rec.79)