The navajos abide or migrate on the south, the north, and the west of the Moqui pueblas.
After the navajos had gone to rest we listened to some Mormon songs by Jacob's party.
The navajos used to fight with other tribes, and then they were stronger men than they are to-day.
He was accompanied by friendly Pai Utes, who hated the navajos.
The navajos thought that fire was first brought to earth through the efforts of the coyote, the bat, and the squirrel.
Then I buy blankets of the navajos, which they make dirt cheap now.
The squirrel assisted him at the last, to carry it to the hearths of the navajos.
The navajos were twenty thousand, but the soldiers conquered them.
These accursed navajos haven't any scruple about stripping a dead horse.
But these navajos have most foolish ideas about the next world.
Athabaskan people and language, 1780, from Spanish Apaches de Nabaju (1629), from Tewa (Tanoan) Navahu, said to mean literally "large field" or "large planted field," containing nava "field" and hu "valley." Spanish Navajo was used 17c. in reference to the area now in northwestern New Mexico.
A tribe of Native Americans, the most numerous in the United States. The Navajos have reservations in the Southwest.
Note: The Navajos were forced to move by United States troops under Kit Carson in 1864. They call the march, on which many died, the Long Walk.
Note: Today, they are known for their houses, called hogans, made of logs and earth; for their work as ranchers and shepherds; and for their skill in weaving distinctive blankets and fashioning turquoise and silver jewelry.