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Haile, Berard 1874-1961

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Works: 93 works in 337 publications in 3 languages and 7,692 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries  Legends 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Contributor
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Head and face masks in Navaho ceremonialism by Berard Haile( )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Berard Haile (d. 1955) spent a lifetime studying and recording Navajo ceremonial practices. His ethnographic work was held in wide regard by contemporary anthropologists, and he is still commonly cited by present-day students of Navajo ceremonialism. Originally issued in a limited edition in 1947, Head and Face Masks in Navaho Ceremonialism presents information on masks and their uses, most of it obtained in 1908 from one family of singers and supplemented over the following forty years. It offers a detailed account of the necessary attributes of Navajo masks and their construction. At the heart of the book is a day-by-day account of the nine-day Nightway healing practice, now the primary ceremony in which masks are used. There is also a discussion of two masks Haile attributes to the Upward Reaching Way, no longer practiced. An addendum by Robert Young updates Haile's Navajo orthography. In this work, Haile reports what he was told with a minimum of interpretation, assumption, or opinion. The result is a Navajo account of the origin of the ye'ii or Holy People whom the masks and associated sand paintings personify
Blessingway by Leland Clifton Wyman( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work crafted from the handwritten pages of translations from the Navajo of the late Father Berard Haile giving three separate versions of the Blessingway rite with each version consisting of a prose text accompanied by the ritual songs and prayers. Valuable insights into the character and use of the Blessingway rite; its ceremonial procedures, its mythology, and its drypaintings
Beautyway: a Navaho ceremonial by Leland Clifton Wyman( Book )

10 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navajo coyote tales : the Curly Tó Aheedlíinii version by Berard Haile( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Navajo and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen coyote tales collected over fifty years ago with the coyote as a warrior, a shaman, a trickster, a lecher, a thief, and other characters
The Upward moving and emergence way : the Gishin Biye' version by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of Navaho grammar by Berard Haile( Book )

23 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women versus men : a conflict of Navajo emergence by Tó Aheedlíinii Curly( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Property concepts of the Navaho Indians by Berard Haile( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1978 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origin legend of the Navaho enemy way by Berard Haile( Book )

17 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love-magic and Butterfly People : the Slim Curly version of the ajiłee and Mothway myths by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and Navajo and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterway : a Navajo ceremonial myth by Berard Haile( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origin legend of the Navaho flintway by Berard Haile( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 1978 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starlore among the Navaho by Berard Haile( Book )

10 editions published between 1947 and 1991 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stem vocabulary of the Navaho language by Berard Haile( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navaho war dance : a brief narrative of its meaning and practice by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the meanings and customary forms of the Navajo war dance, including information on the drums and rattle sticks, the progression of the dance through each of its three days, and the different roles of the various participants
The Navaho fire dance, or corral dance : a brief account of its practice and meaning by Berard Haile( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning Navaho by Berard Haile( Book )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navaho sacrificial figurines by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prayer stick cutting in a five night Navaho ceremonial of the male branch of Shootingway by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Located in Southwest Collection
Emergence myth according to the Hanelthnayhe or Upward-reaching rite by Mary C Wheelwright( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Head and face masks in Navaho ceremonialism
Alternative Names
Berard Haile Missionary, anthropologist, and linguist

Haile, Bernard.

Haile, Bernard 1874-1961

Haile, Jacob 1874-1961

Haile, Jacobus 1874-1961

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Navajo coyote tales : the Curly Tó Aheedlíinii versionThe Navaho war dance : a brief narrative of its meaning and practiceThe Navaho fire dance, or corral dance : a brief account of its practice and meaning