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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…

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…

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…

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 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…