“Kelley and Francis clearly and comprehensivly address a timely topic, illuminating superbly the inexorable linkage between preserving American Indian cultures and protecting sites endowed with spiritual significance.” —Choice
“This is an exceptional ethnography of the Navajos’ relationship to their land . . . ” —The Reader’s Review
“The authors succeed admirably in their goal to investigate Navajo oral traditions in relation to place.” —Raymond J. DeMallie
An engaging blend of anthropological study and firsthand account takes readers into the heart of the Navajo’s struggle to protect their sacred places.