Where #ImFrom: This Land Right Here

Guest Essay Published February 4, 2017 Where am I from? I am indigenous to this land. I was born and raised on the Navajo Tribal Reservation in New Mexico and Arizona, where Indian life revolves around family, clans and community, where our native language is our way of life and our elders are our teachers, […]

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t Wasn’t Until I Left the Reservation That I Understood My Purpose as a Navajo Storyteller

Guest Commentary Published July 10, 2016 I am Diné, an American Indian. Not the Indian princess of a Disney movie, not the enemy combatant in a Western film, not the romantic, stoic relic of an old Edward Curtis photograph. I was born and raised on the Navajo Tribal Reservation, where my grandparents plied traditional knowledge […]

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