Language and ideology in a Navajo school and community


Date: 1994-1996 | Size: 20 tape(s)

Scope and content

Interviews with numerous Diné individuals regarding language use, education, and community identity. Recorded in Tsalie, Arizona. Some interviews may be unavailable due to anonymity requests from interviewees.

Collection Information

Physical description

20 audiocassettes (14 hr., 15 min.) : analog, stereo.

20 audiocassettes (14 hr., 15 min.) : analog, stereo.


Restrictions on Access:

This collection is currently restricted while we determine the extent of any privacy concerns regarding the interviews.


Presented by Deborah House. This material was recorded with the assistance of a Phillips Fund grant.

Processing information

Collection digitized and cataloged by Brian Carpenter during the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded audio digitization project, 2008-2014.

Related material

Manuscript materials accompanying these recordings are available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms


  • Sound recordings


  • Navajo Indians -- Education
  • Navajo Indians -- Social life and customs
  • Navajo language