Navajo Nation Leader writes collection of poetry in Navajo and English

Pictured: Rex Lee Jim, Navajo, author of Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry.(Photo: Salina Bookshelf, Inc.)

'Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry' reflects
Author Rex Lee Jim's life, language, and culture through the Navajo language

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Salina Bookshelf, Inc.

Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry is brought to press by Flagstaff, Arizona-based publisher Salina Bookshelf, Inc. Author Rex Lee Jim is Diné (Navajo) and this collection of poetry reflects his life, language, and culture through Diné Bizaad (the Navajo Language).

Author Rex Lee Jim weaves language and culture into contemporary landscape creating a collection of poetry that teaches readers about himself, his people, his land, and his language. Written in Diné Bizaad and English, this collection contains 30 poems that will catch the imagination of the reader and the heart of those who know the land’s language.  

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Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry(Photo: Salina Bookshelf, Inc.)

Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry is available in paperback and priced at $17.95. The ISBN# is: 9781893354-14-2. 

To find out more information about the book, visit www.salinabookshelf.com 

About the Author 

Rex Lee Jim was born and raised in Rock Point, Arizona on the Navajo Nation Reservation. He is born of the Red House People and Born for the Red Streak Running into Water People. His Maternal Grandfather is of the Towering House People while his Paternal grandfather is of the Mexican People. 

He is a former Vice president of the Navajo Nation, a poet, a playwright, and Medicine Man. He graduated from the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, Colorado. He attended Princeton University, Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English, and its Oxford University campus in England. As a poet and playwright, he is fluent and literate in Navajo, English, and Spanish, all of which his works are published in. 

He currently resides in his original hometown Rock Point, Arizona. 

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