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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…

Navajo Petroglyphs

Navajo Petroglyphs

February 4, 2015 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

What are Petroglyphs? This is a very complex and intriguing form of artwork particularly associated with the American Indian Artwork. These Petroglyphs…

Navajo Reservation

Navajo Reservation

January 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm 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 Christmas Songs

Navajo Christmas Songs

January 7, 2015 - 9:51 pm in Navajo History

Although Native Americans, including the Navajo, have their own forms of spirituality, Christianity was introduced to Indians in the southwest part of the country during the latter half of the 19th century. Catholic missionaries went onto the lands of the…

Navajo Natural Resources

Navajo Natural Resources

December 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm in Navajo History

The ancestral lands of the Navajo Nation are rich in natural resources. Their lands lay in northeastern New Mexico, southeastern Utah and northwestern Arizona. Although the land itself is arid, dry and, at times, inhospitable, beneath the dirt and rock lays…

Navajo Sandals

Navajo Sandals

December 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Navajo History

Although the sandals have little, if anything, to do with the Navajo tribe, the Navajo sandals became a popular footwear item for women in the 1960s. Jackie Kennedy, who was married to President John F. Kennedy, had seen a cute pair of leather sandals on the…

Navajo Tribe Facts

Navajo Tribe Facts

November 26, 2014 - 7:55 pm in Navajo History

The Navajo Nation has one of the largest and most active tribal governments in North America and it is a sovereign nation located within in the borders of the United States. The Nation is located at the four corners where Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado…

Navajo Sayings

Navajo Sayings

October 8, 2014 - 10:00 am in Navajo History

There are about 175,000 speakers of the Navajo language Díne Bizaad. While English is the language that all Navajo speak, they also keep alive their own language, culture and customs so that future generations will be aware of their heritage. For Americans…

Navajo Sovereignty Day

Navajo Sovereignty Day

October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Navajo History

Many people would be surprised to discover that the United States has many nations within its borders. One of those nations is the Navajo Nation, a sovereign tribe of indigenous people whose nation is located in the southwestern part of the country. Navajo…