Navajo

When NASA launched the Voyager spacecraft in 1977, there were two golden records on board. They contain sounds and songs from Earth, sort of a musical time capsule for any extraterrestrial being that might come upon them. One of the songs comes from a Navajo chant called "Nightway." In his latest Canyon Commentary, Scott Thybony recalls hearing the song while traveling with a Navajo medicine man. 


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The Navajo Nation is moving forward with a second solar energy farm, adjacent to one it built in Kayenta.

(Courtesy JoAnn Jayne)

The chief appellate judge for the Crow Nation has been confirmed as chief justice of the Navajo Nation's highest court.

The director of the Navajo Nation's Division of Economic Development has stepped down.

Earth Notes: Rare Navajo Blanket

Dec 27, 2017
Museum of Northern Arizona

An unusually beautiful, very old textile resides in the collections of the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. It’s a rare, antique blanket woven in New Mexico before 1870, in what’s called the “Classic Period” of Navajo weaving.


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