Quantcast

Latest Dinetah Stories

8f4ec69fb984c416e584ca023bd6d8961
2009-05-16 14:25:00

Archaeologists are studying how early Navajos used smoke signals to notify others of invaders.The researchers and volunteers have flare guns and will spread across the Four Corners Saturday to test the ancient alarm system.There are 200 pueblitos that the archaeologists think were constructed by Navajos to defend themselves against Spanish explorers and rival tribes."If you hear an enemy approaching, you climb into these things and pull up the ladder, and you can seal yourself in for a...

2009-03-31 16:29:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Stories of Native American workers at Camp Navajo, Ariz., will be a part of the site's historical record forever. Camp Navajo Garrison Training Center and the Arizona Army National Guard (ARNG) have a richer understanding of their own history thanks to the Camp Navajo Cultural Resources Management Program oral history project. The oral history project began as an effort to mitigate range development impacts on Indian Village,...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
Related