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Haile, Berard 1874-1961

Overview
Works: 115 works in 369 publications in 3 languages and 8,792 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Legends  Folk tales  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: E99.N3, 299.7
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Most widely held works by Berard Haile
Head and face masks in Navaho ceremonialism by Berard Haile( )

18 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in English and held by 1,693 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
Navajo Coyote tales : the Curly Tó Aheedlíinii version by Berard Haile( )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 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
Blessingway by Leland Clifton Wyman( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 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 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of Navaho grammar by Berard Haile( Book )

26 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

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

10 editions published between 1954 and 1978 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1978 in English and Navajo and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1979 in English and Multiple languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1943 and 1978 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1945 and 2020 in English and held by 201 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 )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2020 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starlore among the Navaho by Berard Haile( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning Navaho by Berard Haile( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navaho sacrificial figurines by Berard Haile( Book )

7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 139 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 133 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

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

7 editions published between 1951 and 1975 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Head and face masks in Navaho ceremonialism
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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
Alternative Names
Berard Haile Amerikaans antropoloog (1874-1961)

Berard Haile antropólogu estauxunidense (1874–1961)

Berard Haile Missionary, anthropologist, and linguist

Haile, Bernard.

Haile, Bernard 1874-1961

Haile, Jacob 1874-1961

Haile, Jacobus

Haile, Jacobus 1874-1961

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