Quiz: You’ll Only Ace This Test If You Grew Up In A Navajo Family

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Were you raised Navajo?

 Dec 07, 2016

1 of 10Pick your answer!

Many Navajos live near a sacred landform. This sacred place is called:
Copper Canyon
Canyon de Chelly
Devil's Tower

2 of 10Pick your answer!

You are visiting Navajoland and want to take home a traditional Navajo craft. You might select _______ ?
a matte-finish, cast silver "naja"
a beaded tobacco pouch
an intricately painted pot

3 of 10Pick your answer!

Navajos are most closely related to what other tribe?

4 of 10Pick your answer!

Which of the following is NOT a traditional Navajo food?
Mutton stew
Piki bread

5 of 10Pick your answer!

The traditional Navajo home, called a "hogan" is shaped like:
An octagon
A hexagon

6 of 10Pick your answer!

You are driving through the reservation and you notice a tee-pee. What is probably going on?
A movie is being filmed.
Some"wannabes" are visiting.
A Native American Church meeting is being held.

7 of 10Pick your answer!

Even though Navajos are matrilinear, only men can perform as "hathalis" (medicinemen or singers) for the multi-day ceremonies.

8 of 10Pick your answer!

If you are out and about on the reservation in the fall and see a costumed figure called a "yeibechai", wearing a mask and carrying a rattle, you should:
Avert your eyes.
Say a traditional prayer.
Give him something.

9 of 10Pick your answer!

Many Navajos have enlisted in the armed forces over the last century. If a traditional Navajo sees combat, he will want the following ceremony performed when he returns:
The Blessingway
The Warrior Way
The Enemy Way

10 of 10Pick your answer!

In 1861, the Navajo endured their version of the Cherokee "Trail of Tears." What was this journey called?
The Long Walk
The Trail of Shame
The Long Dying
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