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Dine' (Diné)

Dine' is an autonym used by the Navajo and Apache tribes of the southwest-- that is to say, the name they use to refer to themselves in their own languages (which are closely related.) It means "the people" in Navajo and Apache. In Navajo orthography it is usually spelled Diné, while in the various Apache languages it is spelled Dine', Dine'e, Ndee, or Indé.

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 Navajo language
 Apache languages
 Navajo Native Americans
 Apache Native Americans
 Navajo words
 Southwest Indians

Here are a few good books about the Dinés:
 Diné: A History of the Navajos
 Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
 Diné Bizaad
 Wisdom Sits In Places

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