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Explore Navajo Museum In Tuba City   4 comments

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Images by kenne
(Click on any of the tiled images for a larger view in a slideshow format.)

The Explore Navajo Interactive Museum, located next to the historic Tuba City Trading Post,
had its premiere at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
The cultural exhibit represented the first time the Navajo Nation told its story to the world.

— kenne

In Beauty May I Walk: Navajo Prayer – Anonymous

In beauty may I walk;
All day long may I walk;
Through the returning seasons may I walk.

Beautifully will I possess again
Beautifully birds
Beautifully butterflies…

On the trail marked with pollen may I walk;
With grasshoppers about my feet may I walk;
With dew around my feet may I walk.

With beauty before me may I walk
With beauty behind me may I walk
With beauty above me may I walk
With beauty all around me,
may I walk.

In old age, wandering on a trail of beauty, lively;
In old age, wandering on a trail of beauty, living again…
It is finished in beauty.
It is finished in beauty.

 

Tuba City Trading Post And Navajo Code Talker Museum   Leave a comment

Tuba City-1717 blogOn the road headed to Tuba City on the Navajo Nation, with a population of over 8,600, it is the largest city in the Navajo Nation.
The majority of the residents are Navajo, with a small Hopi minority.

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The Tuba City Trading Post was established in 1870 and has been a place of commerce among the Navajo people in the area.
The Trading Post has been restored to capture much of its original appearance and still remains a working trading post.

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The hogan is the traditional dwelling of the Navajo people. 

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Joy enters the primary entrance to the historical trading post in Tuba City.

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The Navajo Code Talker Museum is connected to the Tuba Trading Post.

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While on the road, we passed time listening to The Garth Channel on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Passing Through Sedona On Way To Monumant Valley   1 comment

Sedona Snapshots (April 22, 2018) by kenne

A week ago today we began a short trip that would take us to several places we have been before, the exception being Monument Valley in the Navajo Nation. Heading north on I-10, we took I-17 north to Flagstaff out of Pheinox with a little detour over to Sedona and the Oak Creek Canyon. After a brief stop in Sedona, we began the beautiful drive on the twisting Oak Creek Canyon 89A highway.

Our next stop was Flagstaff, just long enough to top off the gas tank, before heading on the Tuba City located in the Painted Desert on the Navajo Nation, where we planned to spend the night and check out the old Tuba City Trading Post.

— kenne

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