W. W. Hill

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A noted anthropologist who worked with Clyde Kluckhohn on an ethnographic study of the Navajo and subsequently assisted in writing the seminal text NAVAJO MATERIAL CULTURE (1971). He was a University Regents lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. Hill also is the author of THE AGRICULTURAL AND HUNTING METHODS OF THE NAVAHO INDIANS (1938) and co-author of NAVAHO HUMOR (1943) with another famous anthropologist, Leslie Spier.

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