National Geographic : 1972 Dec
"We have a lot of beauty in our land," Marshall said. "People should come and enjoy it, and it will benefit the Navajos." Knowing the Navajos, I think that no matter how they change their land under the insistent pressures of progress, they will strive mightily to respect its raw and rugged beauty. For love of beauty is the very substance of the Navajo soul. The haunting chant called the "Navajo Beauty way" says it all: "I will be happy forever, nothing will hinder me. "I walk with beauty before me, I walk with beauty behind me, I walk with beauty below me, I walk with beauty above me, I walk with beauty around me, my words will be beautiful...."