Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Keith H. Basso
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Preface

• The "Preface" opens by asking about the attachment between persons and places.

• When we lose our place, we feel adrift, often taking attachments for granted.

• Sense of place involves culture and local knowledge.

• Anthropologists often hesitated to focus on place.
• Keith Basso had been researching the Western Apache villages for two decades.

• Basso visited the town of Cibecue in 1959.

• After graduate school, Basso wrote books on Apache ceremonial symbolism, verb stems, and social interaction.
• Ronnie Lupe, chair of the White Mountain Apache Tribe suggested that Basso make maps of Apache places in the language.

• Basso received a grant from NSF to begin and began to speak with consultants about places and place-names and their stories.

• The mapping project lasted for 18 months over 5 years.
• The maps were not published as Lupe thought it unwise.

• The book still focuses on Apache places and place-names.
• The book consists of four...

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