"When You've Walked a Mile in Their Shoes" - Grace Halsell - The New York Times

"When You've Walked a Mile in Their Shoes" - Grace Halsell - The New York Times

by: Grace Halsell | publication date: November 10, 1973 | Publication: The New York Times |

"When I went to live among the Navajos on their vast Southwestern reservation in early 1972. I packed very lightly, but immediately felt weighted down by my own values and conceits. I wanted to go among the Indians, free of my past, an empty vessel, a clean slate, to be nothing and absorb everything, to see, hear, understand only that which was disclosed to me . . ."

Grace Halsell lived with the Navajo Indians to learn and experience their lives.

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