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Famous Navajo Indians

Famous Navajo Indians

August 19, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

It is easy to miss the incredible significance and role that Native American tribes have played in both their own history and the history of the United States. From settling disputes and preserving a way of life to helping win one of the greatest conflicts…

Navajo Farming

Navajo Farming

July 8, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

For the past 4 millennia at least, humanity began living in communities and forming settlements around agriculture and farming. Seen all around the world,…

Navajo Flute

Navajo Flute

June 24, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

With a distinct sound that is easy to remember, nothing quite draws the mind into an attentive and respective state then the notes played on a Navajo…

Navajo Language Renaissance

Navajo Language Renaissance

June 3, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

The Navajo Language Renaissance was created as a non-profit organization that is put to work to reestablish the Navajo language. The members are made up of educators and individuals passionate about making sure that the language is upheld and taught to the…

Navajo Sand Paintings

Navajo Sand Paintings

May 27, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

The Navajo sandpaintings are known as the places where the Gods come and go. The sand paintings are used in the ceremonies when they are asking for help in their healing and harvesting. The figure that you see in a sand painting is a symbol of their story…

Navajo String Games

Navajo String Games

May 20, 2015 - 10:10 am in Navajo History

The Navajo string games are the games that the Navajo play during the winter that enables the players to interact with one another on various levels of play. The games that you play will come in acts by the patterns that you do by changing the hand movements…

Navajo Sandstone

Navajo Sandstone

May 13, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

The Navajo Sandstone is a specific geologic formation that is part of the Glen Canyon Group. The formation spreads across the United States from Nevada to Arizona all the way to Utah. In the portion of Southern Utah, this is where it is most prominent. The…

What Did The Navajo Indians Eat

What Did The Navajo Indians Eat

April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

Another aspect to Navajo culture that is well worth studying concerns the sorts of foods the Navajo people ate hundreds of years ago and continue to eat to this day. The foods that make up the traditional Navajo diet are still widely prepared and served within…

History of the Navajo Indian Reservation

History of the Navajo Indian Reservation

April 1, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

The Navajo reservation is referred to the ancestral territory that is still occupied by a Native American nation. This land will usually be filled with lots of nature and animals. The Navajo area or reservation is a very sacred place. Overtime the reservations…

Navajo Animal Symbols

Navajo Animal Symbols

February 11, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

Petroglyphs hold within them more meaning than is obvious to the eye. This type of artwork holds within them lots of meanings and symbols. For instance their animal symbols. They are brought out due to the way that the animal lived. Almost every Native American…