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This miniature forked-stick hogan without a smoke hole is actually a highly effective bath — an ancient solution to the problem of keeping clean in a land where water is scarce.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 2/17/2022

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The Navajo Indians resourcefully met the demands of desert dwelling when they came up with this comfortable and sturdy forked-stick hogan — so called because its chief structural support is made up of three poles with their forked ends interlocked.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 2/17/2022

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You can tell that this two-horse wagon has traveled many a mile over rough Navajo reservation roads. One of the many styles made around the turn of the century specifically for the Indian trade, and sold at trading posts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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Footprints of a small dinosaur that walked on his hind legs. About 180 million years ago, he left a lasting signature by walking through the mud.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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Hidden away in Tsegi Canyon’s wilderness of bare rock, sand, and sparse vegetation are surprising pockets of luxuriant growth. Betatakin Canyon—home to a village of prehistoric cliff-dwellings farmers—is one of these oases.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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Arizona Historical MarkersCanyons in Time Navajo National Monument - Shonto AZ

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The maze of canyonlands stretching before you is the continuing work of millions of years of powerful and pervasive geological forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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Typical transportation for Navajos on the reservation, because of poor roads and no roads. Pick-up trucks would not make it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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The main house of the family, inside we will see how the slept, were they slept, stored stuff and cleaned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 3/26/2018

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Where they bathe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 3/26/2018

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The original family dwelling, but more possessions made the need for a bigger home (Palisaded Hogans)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 3/26/2018

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This Historical Marker is mounted on a concrete monument in front of the John Wesley Powell Mujseum at 6 N Lake Powell Blvd in downtown Page, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: 11/7/2016

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This Daughters of Utah Pioneers Historical Marker is mounted on a large rock slab near the ruins of the old fort at the northeast end of Lee's Ferry Road, about 6 miles from US Highway 89A at Marble Canyon, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: never

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An Arizona historical marker at the Navajo Interpretive Center in Marble Canyon, AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 10/12/2020

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This Arizona Historical Marker is located on the north side of US Highway 89A at the south end of the motel units in the small village of Marble Canyon, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: 2/20/2014

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This Historical Marker is located on the south side of US Highway 89A in the small village of Marble Canyon, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/1/2012

last visited: 5/26/2016

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Arizona Historical MarkersCameron AZ Marker - Cameron, AZ

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This marks the area of Tanner's Crossing of the Little Colorado River on the Mormon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/5/2008

last visited: 10/12/2020

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A historical marker between Jacob Lake and Marble Canyon, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: 8/1/2014

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