Navajo Tradition, Mormon Life: The Autobiography and by Robert S. McPherson,Jim Dandy,Sarah E. Burak

By Robert S. McPherson,Jim Dandy,Sarah E. Burak

Born within the early Nineteen Forties in northern Arizona’s excessive kingdom barren region, Jim Dandy started lifestyles imbued with the traditions of the Navajo humans. Raised by means of his father and grandfather—both drugs men—and a grandmother steeped in Navajo practices, he embraced their teachings and of their footsteps. yet attending the LDS Placement application in northern Utah replaced his life’s path while he grew to become a member of the Mormon Church. Following commencement from highschool, Jim served an LDS project between his humans, bought a bachelor’s measure, and entered the workforce in southeastern Utah as a profession counselor, instructor, and group suggest who more suitable academic possibilities at the Navajo Reservation.

Jim has led a lifetime of provider and instructing. He keeps the conventional philosophy with which he used to be raised and the Mormon ideals that he discovered and maintains to stick to; his lifestyles displays the values inherent in those assorted worlds. Readers drawn to Navajo philosophy will locate his combination of those precise perspectives attention-grabbing, whereas others will larger comprehend the results of the arguable placement software at the lifetime of one person. although, this is often basically the nice and cozy tale of a man’s lifestyles between his humans and his love for them and their culture.


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