50 minutes | Jan 2nd 2021


If you have never heard the stories that come from the Native American lore of the Skinwalkers, you’re in for a treat. A truly scary type of intelligent and intentional evil. We explore some encounters, contradictions and history of the legend.

George Knapp:  Hunt for the Skinwalker

Traveling Within the World.  Native Indian Skin Walkers. Colm Kelleher and George Knapp. Authors:  Hunt for the Skinwalker. August 22, 2012.  NATIVE INDIAN SKIN-WALKERS – Traveling within the World (ning.com)

Native Knowledge 360.  The Long Walk.  The Long Walk | The Navajo Treaties (si.edu)

YouTube.  The Navajo Witch:  Scenes of Family Life and Social Customs.  Wood Ridge.

The Vintage News.  Why the Navajo Skinwalker Is the Most Terrifying Native American Legend.  Native American Shaman.  Steve Palace.  March 15th, 2020.  Why the Navajo Skinwalker is the Most Terrifying Native American Legend (thevintagenews.com)

Navajo Legends.  Navajo Skinwalker Legend.  Navajo Skinwalker Legend – Navajo Legends

Legends of America.  Navajo Skinwalkers -  Witches of the Southwest.  Kathy Weiser-Alexander.  February 2020.  Navajo Skinwalkers – Witches of the Southwest – Legends of America

Adam James Jones.  Skinwalkers.  July 28th 2011.  Skinwalkers | Adam James Jones

The Phoenix Enigma.  Skinwalkers.  Cory Daniel.  12/17/2015. An examination of the Skinwalker phenomenon of Navajo Peoples of Northern Arizona. (thephoenixenigma.com)

New World Encyclodpedia.  Navajo.  Navajo - New World Encyclopedia

Better Horrors:  From Terror to Communion in Whitley Streiber’s Communion (1987).  Kripal, Jeffrey J.  Social Research 81, no. 4 (2014).  Doi:  10.2307/26549658.

Journey of Navajo Oshley:  An Autobiography and Life History.  Edit:  Robert S. McPherson.  Foreword:  Barre Toelken.  University Press of Colorado.  Utah State University Press.  2000.

Toelken, Barre.  “The Moccasin Telegraph and Other Improbabilities:  A Personal Essay.”  In Out of the Ordinary:  Folklore and the Supernatural, edited by Walker Barbara, 46-58.  University Press Colorado, 1995.

The Mind of James Donahue.  Navajo Skinwalkers and Shapeshifters.  James Donahue. Navajo Skin Walker - The Mind of James Donahue (perdurabo10.net) 

A Witch Among the Navajos.  Malcolm Brenner.  September 6th, 2000.  A Witch Among the Navajos (proteuscoven.com)

Native American Skinwalkers.  Native American Skinwalkers - Exploring New Mexico (newmexicoexplorer.com)

Inquisitive Wonders.  What are Skinwalkers, The Native American Shapeshifters.  April 6, 2020.  Chris. What Are Skinwalkers, The Native American Shapeshifters - Inquisitive Wonder

Exonews.  Skinwalker Ranch and Native American Legends.  October 5, 2020.  Ryan Dube. Skinwalker Ranch and Native American Legends (exonews.org)

Skinwalkers.  Deep Desert.  December 17th, 2015.  Cory Daniel.  An examination of the Skinwalker phenomenon of Navajo Peoples of Northern Arizona. (thephoenixenigma.com)

Navajo Code.  Navajo Skinwalker.  April 20, 2014.  Folklore.  Navajo Skinwalker | Navajo Code Talkers

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