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Old Pawn

Old Pawn

Old  Pawn By Bill Donovan Back a few decades ago, you could buy old pawn at decent prices but nowadays it can be some of the most ... Explore

The Meaning of Indian-Made Jewelry

The Meaning of Indian-Made Jewelry

The Meaning of Indian-Made Jewelry By Bill Donovan Federal and state laws state that to be authentic Indian-made, the items must be ... Explore

Real Versus Nickel Silver

Real Versus Nickel Silver

Real Versus Nickel Silver By Bill Donovan The first thing you have to know about nickel silver is that it is not silver. It’s an alloy ... Explore

Real Turquoise

Real Turquoise

Real Turquoise By Bill Donovan You want to buy a ring or bracelet with real turquoise and you wonder how much it costs. Well, that ... Explore

Fake Indian Jewelry

Fake Indian Jewelry

Fake Indian Jewelry By Bill Donovan Fake Indian jewelry is a major problem in the industry. There are hundreds of men and women in the ... Explore

Navajo Government

Navajo Government

Navajo Government By Bill Donovan and George Joe Back in 1989, the Navajo Nation Council decided to switch from a chairmanship -- where Explore

Navajo Nation Council

Navajo Nation Council

Navajo Nation Council By Bill Donovan Tourists who get a chance to see the Navajo Nation Council usually are excited about seeing the ... Explore

Trash

Trash

Trash By Bill Donovan One of the most common complaints of tourists, according to tribal officials, deals with unseemly trash dumps ... Explore

Engaging with Navajos

Engaging with Navajos

Engaging with Navajos By Bill Donovan and George Joe If you visit the reservation in the spring, summer or early fall and want to meet ... Explore

Panhandlers and Stereotypes

Panhandlers and Stereotypes

Panhandlers and Stereotypes By Bill Donovan and George Joe If you plan to spend any time on the reservation, you are bound to be ... Explore

Native American Church (NAC) Ceremonies

Native American Church (NAC) Ceremonies

Native American Church (NAC) Ceremonies  By Bill Donovan and George Joe Non-Indians have been invited to sweat lodge ceremonies and if ... Explore

Photography — Taking Photos on the Reservation

Photography — Taking Photos on the Reservation

Photography - Taking Photos on the Reservation  By Bill Donovan and Ron Goulet The Navajo Nation has laws dealing with the taking of ... Explore

Liquor Ban and Stores

Liquor Ban and Stores

Liquor Ban and Stores  By Bill Donovan and George Joe Liquor is prohibited on the reservation and there are no bars or package liquor ... Explore

Cell Phone Signals

Cell Phone Signals

Cell Phone Signals  By Bill Donovan and George Joe Cell phone signal is usually OK right near major communities on the reservation ... Explore

Gas and Stations

Gas and Stations

Gas and Stations By Bill Donovan and George Joe Gasoline prices are higher on the reservation than off, again because of extra ... Explore

Food Safety

Food Safety

Food Safety  By Cindy Plummer The food at restaurants is also safe since restaurants are inspected regularly by the tribe’s Office of ... Explore

Water Safety

Water Safety

Water Safety  By Bill Donovan All of the major communities on the reservation and most of the smaller ones get their water from the ... Explore

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Safety By Bill Donovan and George Joe If you are worried about your safety while traveling on the Navajo Reservation, don’t be. ... Explore

Road Safety

Road Safety

Road Safety By George Joe Most of the main roads on the reservation are two lanes, and therefore you need to be careful when traveling ... Explore

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman By Valarie Tom and Ron Goulet Tony Hillerman, the bestselling author who wrote 18 mysteries featuring Navajo police ... Explore

Road Manners and Driving Tips

Road Manners and Driving Tips

Road Manners and Driving Tips By Valarie Tom and Bill Donovan The Reservation roads can be dangerous.  Only a fifth of the roads on the Explore

Navajo Nation in the Movies

Navajo Nation in the Movies

Navajo Nation in the Movies By Ron Goulet The movie industry has shown its benefits by what it can use and share through its Navajo ... Explore

Flagstaff Dining

Flagstaff Dining

Flagstaff Dining By Ron Goulet As a very appealing mid-size city destination for vacationers and new residents alike, Flagstaff is the ... Explore

Book recommendations

Book recommendations

Book recommendations Books about the Navajo People: By Ron Goulet, Valarie Tom, and George Joe “Book of the Navajo” (1976) by Raymond ... Explore

Wild dogs (Rez dogs)

Wild dogs (Rez dogs)

Wild dogs (Rez dogs) By Bill Donovan and George Joe If stray dogs come up to you anywhere while you are on the Reservation, do not feed Explore

Cultural taboos

Cultural taboos

Cultural taboos By Travel Navajo Online  There are certain particular behaviors you might see among Navajo people across the ... Explore

Navajo medicine man

Navajo medicine man

Navajo medicine man By George Joe Many people ask: “How can I find a medicine man?” When a non-Indian asks this question, I do ... Explore

Native American Church Objects

Native American Church Objects

Native American Church Objects By Cindy Plummer The Native American Church (NAC) has a large following on Navajo. And many of the ... Explore

Navajo Chapter Meetings

Navajo Chapter Meetings

Navajo chapter meetings By Bill Donovan and George Joe If you drive into any one of the 110 communities (chapters) across the ... Explore

Navajo Museum & Library

Navajo Museum & Library

Navajo Museum & Library By George Joe and Valarie Tom The Navajo Museum & Library provides an extraordinary experience for ... Explore

Modern Navajo Foods

Modern Navajo Foods

Intro to modern Navajo Foods By Valarie Tom Trying the local cuisine is a must for guests who visit Navajoland. Savory stews made from ... Explore

Media

Media

Media By George Joe  KTNN Radio – The Voice of the Navajo Nation KTNN – The Voice of the Navajo Nation (660 AM and 101.5 FM) is a ... Explore

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe Indian Market By George Joe and Valarie Tom The Santa Fe Indian Market is the place to go every year during the third weekend ... Explore

NAPI and Raytheon Sites

NAPI and Raytheon Sites

NAPI and Raytheon Sites By George Joe Navajo Agriculture Products Industry: Located just four miles south of Farmington, New Mexico is ... Explore

Navajo Wedding

Navajo Wedding

Navajo Wedding By Carol Davis The primary purpose of the wedding ceremony is a spiritual unification. It is said that the traditional ... Explore

Things to Know

Things to Know

Things to Know By Travel Navajo Online Decorum and appropriate clothing on Navajoland Revealing clothing is not appreciated and is ... Explore

Rodeos

Rodeos

Rodeos By Valarie Tom On any given weekend around the Navajo Nation there is a sporting event that has evolved into the level of ... Explore

Restaurants on Navajo

Restaurants on Navajo

Restaurants on Navajo By Valarie Tom The choices are very limited if you visit a restaurant on Navajoland for traditional Navajo foods. Explore

Traditional Navajo Foods

Traditional Navajo Foods

Navajo Foods II By Valarie Tom Blue corn mush Blue corn mush is a Navajo staple at most Navajo gatherings and it eaten in a variety of ... Explore

Navajo Celebs – Rodeo

Navajo Celebs – Rodeo

Navajo Celebs – Rodeo Three Navajo professional rodeo athletes in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) have brought to light a ... Explore

Navajo Arts and Crafts

Navajo Arts and Crafts

Navajo Arts and Crafts By Valarie Tom Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise (NACE) is a Navajo Nation-owned business that sells Navajo ... Explore

Puberty Ceremony

Puberty Ceremony

Puberty Ceremony Kinaalda One ceremony Navajo maidens have is called the kinaalda. The kinaalda is conducted when a Navajo girl comes ... Explore

Cultural Differences

Cultural Differences

Cultural Differences Direct eye contact is considered rude among Navajos. You will notice that when speaking to a group of Navajos, ... Explore

49ers

49ers

49ers By Valarie Tom Powwows were originally known as a ceremonial event to plan, organize, and reflect within a set tribal group or ... Explore

Traditional herbal remedies

Traditional herbal remedies

Traditional herbal remedies You can find some of them at a flea market or at a local trading post. The trading post that sell them are ... Explore

Handmade Craftwork

Handmade Craftwork

Intro to handmade craftwork You’ll find a great deal of handmade craftwork at flea markets, tourist destinations, trading posts and in ... Explore

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