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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 are usually done on rocky surfaces such as a cliff wall or inside of a cave. A lot goes into creating this…

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…

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…

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…

Navajo Nation Chapters

Navajo Nation Chapters

September 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Navajo History

The United States and the Navajo people do not have a pleasant history. As with all other Native American tribes across the content, the Navajo were subjected to incredible persecution, neglect, and downright hostility. This lasted between when Europeans first…

Navajo Tomahawk

Navajo Tomahawk

September 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm in Navajo History

The history of the Navajo people is one of struggle and endurance. After being pushed from their native lands by the United States, and then eventually being given back a portion of their lands to live on, the Navajo people have had to endure terrible treatment.…