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Newspaper Adahooniłigii (Window Rock, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona) 1943-1957 [Online Resource]

About this Newspaper

Title

  • Adahooniłigii (Window Rock, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona) 1943-1957 [Online Resource]

Summary

  • Appearing between 1943 and 1957, Adahooniłigii was something of a predecessor to later publication, the Navajo Times. Written predominantly in the Navajo language (Diné bizaad) and published monthly, the publication was produced by the Navajo Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and distributed to the residents of the Window Rock reservation in Arizona. With relatively few publications (other than religious texts) written in the language up to this point, the paper is often credited with contributing to the standardisation of Navajo orthography. From 1947 onwards, articles began to be published bilingually. Notable editors include Robert W. Young and William Morgan, Sr, both of whom were known for The Navajo Language, a major Navajo dictionary also published in 1943. Towards the end of its run, the government's Indian Termination Policy would result in the withdrawal of BIA funds and the eventual closure of Adahooniłigii.

Names

  • Phoenix Indian School

Dates of Publication

  • 1943-1957

Created / Published

  • Window Rock, Arizona : [United States Indian School], 1943-1957.
  • Phoenix, Arizona : Bureau of Indian Affairs, Window Rock Area, at the Phoenix Indian School

Headings

  • -  Navajo Indians--Newspapers
  • -  Indians of North America--Arizona--Newspapers
  • -  Phoenix (Ariz.)--Newspapers
  • -  Maricopa County (Ariz.)--Newspapers
  • -  Chinle (Ariz.)--Newspapers
  • -  Indians of North America
  • -  Navajo Indians
  • -  Arizona
  • -  Arizona--Maricopa County
  • -  Arizona--Phoenix
  • -  United States--Arizona--Maricopa--Phoenix

Genre

  • Newspapers

Notes

  • -  Bimonthly, June/July 1956-May/June 1957
  • -  Began with vol. 1, no. 1 (August 2, 1943); ceased in May/June 1957?
  • -  "The Navaho language monthly."
  • -  Some issues missing.
  • -  Suspended Nov. 1944?-Oct. 1946.
  • -  Text in Navajo language and English.
  • -  Vol. 1, No. 1 (August 2, 1943) ; title from masthead (Chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, viewed June 22, 2021).
  • -  Volume 14, Number 7, 8 (May, June 1957) (Chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, viewed June 22, 2021).

Medium

  • 1 online resource : illustrations

Call Number/Physical Location

  • ISSN RECORD
  • AP95.N2 A425

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021270763

OCLC Number

  • 1102218139

ISSN Number

  • 2768-7287

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Chicago citation style:

Adahooniłigii Window Rock, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona -1957 Online Resource. (Phoenix, AZ), Jan. 1 1943. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021270763/.

APA citation style:

(1943, January 1) Adahooniłigii Window Rock, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona -1957 Online Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021270763/.

MLA citation style:

Adahooniłigii Window Rock, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona -1957 Online Resource. (Phoenix, AZ) 1 Jan. 1943. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/2021270763/.