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March 2021

The Navajo Long Walk (1863 through 1868): Through the Eyes of Navajo Women with Dr. Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie

March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
AZ United States

The Navajo people of old were forced to leave their homes and walk over 450 miles to Fort Sumner in eastern New Mexico where they were imprisoned on a small reservation. For four long years the Navajo people faced hunger, loneliness, disorientation, illnesses, severe environmental conditions, and hopelessness. Navajo women were forced to become warriors. It was the nurturing role, words and actions of women that spared the lives of the ones who survived. Before their release from prisoner of…

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