Navajo Culture Highlighted in New Book: Nanise' A Navajo Herbal

Vernon O. Mayes and Barbara Bayless Lacy's book "Nanise' A Navajo Herbal" features 100 plants from the Navajo Reservation. Each plant's profile includes its common, Latin, and Navajo name as well as its common Navajo uses.

Nanise a Navajo Herbal front cover
The plants described in "Nanise' A Navajo Herbal" grow on the Navajo Reservation, a 25,209-square-mile area covering the Northeastern corner of Arizona, the Northwestern corner of New Mexico, and a portion of Southeastern Utah. The area is comparable in size to the state of West Virginia.
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