Dwellings and the Natural World:

  1. Dwellings and the Natural World: The Navajo traditional dwellings are called hogans. Drawing specifically on the assigned readings, how do these reveal a close link with the natural environment? Contrast this with your own experience of a “home” environment (house, apartment, city, etc.). How does this impact both one’s links with the (non-human) natural world and with the human community?
  2. Select, identify, and quote one passage (it should only be a paragraph or a couple of sentences long) and explain how this reflects the cores ideas from this week’s theme.

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