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A well-known Navaho medicine-man. While in the Cañon de Chelly the writer witnessed a very interesting four days' ceremony given by the Wind Doctor. Nesjaja Hatili was also assistant medicine-man in two nine days' ceremonies studied -one in Canon del Muerto and the other at the mouth of Cañon de Chelly. The elaborate dry-painting illustrated in this portfolio (No. 39) is reproduced from one made and used by this priest doctor in the Mountain Chant.
Photogravure, 18.25 x 22.25 inches: The North American Indian: being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol. 1 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library