Today, the Navajo Nation is the largest Native American reservation or tribe in the U.S. The reservation covers 17 million acres and 25,000 square miles in northwestern New Mexico, northeastern Arizona and southeastern Utah. They have a population of 325,000.
Since their years of confinement in the 1860’s at Bosque Redondo, the Navajos have emerged to become a greatly admired and respected people. They are famous throughout the world as weavers, basketmakers, painters, and jewelers.
Navajo history, language, and culture are now proudly taught in their schools, assuring an appreciation of past hardships and sacrifices made in the past to celebrate their present day success.
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The Navajo Nation Council Chamber, in Windowrock, Arizona, a National Historic Landmark