All Stories Tagged 'Navajo' (8)

Martin's Voice: Frothy Fiction Set in Santa Fe; Curl Up in Bed With It

     The book is called Martin’s Voice. Why, I don’t know. It’s kind of a saucy book, and includes a Latin word or two like coitus interruptus, but it is not what you would call naughty by any means. It’s a rather unorthodox piece of fiction, filled with big words. Among them such names and places as Rosa Parks, the New Mexican, Nagasaki, Nixon, Robert Oppenheimer, the Bull Ring, John F. Kennedy, Selma, Ala., opium, Corvette, George McGovern, hippies.

     Not all are nouns. There are…


Added by Ben Moffett on March 6, 2015 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Meet Nani Chacon

I am obsessed with images of vintage Mexican calendar girls.  I love the images so much that I used them in my art, jewelry and prefer to use them as my profile pictures on Facebook.  When a friend told me that I should check…


Added by Adelita on February 23, 2015 at 10:28am — 5 Comments

Jim Yepa Brought Rez Ball To Duke City In 1965; 100 Teams Played In 2008 Tourney

            In 1965 at age 27, Jimmy Yepa of Jemez Pueblo and Laguna Pueblo, a graduate of Santa Fe Indian School, started a basketball tournament in New Mexico which he called the All Across the Indian National All Indian Basketball Tournament.

            How big it was in 1965 is not known but teams from across the country were involved. In 2008 the tournament reached its zenith with  100 teams playing in three gyms across Albuquerque simultaneously with the annual All Indian Pow…


Added by Ben Moffett on November 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

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Navajo Tea

A couple of weeks ago, Andy (one of my coworkers) gave me this wonderful gift. It is Greenthread Tea, Navajo Tea, Hopi Tea, or Indian tea depending on who you ask. Andy is Navajo and he says it is Navajo Tea and that is good enough for me.

His daughter picked it from a wild crop growing on the Navajo reservation. It is harvested by pinching off the stems from the main plant so it is not driven to extinction. It has to be cleaned up a bit to eliminate spider webs… Continue

Added by Scott Johnson on August 17, 2008 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

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