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Presentation Of Ihs Nm#2

  1. 1. Navajo Area Indian Health Service Updated: -10//09/08 508 compliant
  2. 2. Spider Rock- Canyon De Chelly
  3. 3. The Navajo Reservation <ul><li>25,000 square miles in size </li></ul>
  4. 4. Traditional Cradleboard
  5. 5. The Navajo Nation <ul><li>Second largest federally recognized tribe in the United States (Cherokee being first) </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 298,000 members nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>168,000 members reside on the reservation </li></ul><ul><li>Half of the population is under age 25 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Growth rate is nearly 4x that of the U.S. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Hogan
  7. 7. Canyon De Chelly National Monument
  8. 9. Canyon De Chelly
  9. 12. Chinle Hospital Entrance
  10. 13. Chinle Hospital ER Entrance
  11. 14. ER Trauma Bay (one of two)
  12. 15. Canyon De Chelly National Monument
  13. 16. Life in the Navajo <ul><li>Elevation Range 5,500 – 9,000 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Semi desert plateau with wooded mesa, mountain ranges, canyons and valleys </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature range 0 – 90 degrees F </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(with low humidity) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Annual rainfall 8.5 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Seasons: Winter, Wind, Sun, Monsoon </li></ul>
  14. 17. Three Turkey Ruins
  15. 18. Life in the Navajo <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ultimate Frisbee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Clubs / Film Nights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellness Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potlucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, rock climbing, skiing </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. The Flying Goatheads (Ultimate Frisbee)
  17. 20. Chinle “Window Rock”
  18. 21. Life in the Navajo <ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basha’s Supermarket / Tucson Co-op </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>– Garcia’s, Junction, Thunderbird, fast food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wells Fargo Bank, US Post Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Rental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DSL Internet </li></ul></ul>
  19. 22. Some of our government housing… Chinle Pinon
  20. 23. Checking out the ball field
  21. 24. Puebloan Ruins
  22. 27. Native Culture
  23. 28. Native Culture <ul><li>Rodeos, pow-wows, ceremonies </li></ul><ul><li>Dine Community College – weaving classes, language classes and Native literature classes </li></ul><ul><li>Native food </li></ul><ul><li>Native crafts and craft fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking the canyon with a Navajo guide </li></ul>
  24. 31. Pinon Outpatient Department
  25. 32. Life In the Navajo <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Clubs / Film Nights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potlucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gardening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire pits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hiking, rock climbing, camping, biking, and cross country skiing all in the backyard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downhill skiing, kayaking, rock climbing, and fishing are all within a few hours </li></ul></ul>
  26. 33. Navajo Rug
  27. 34. Navajo Wedding basket
  28. 35. Petroglyphs
  29. 36. Life in the Four Corners <ul><li>Skiing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southern Colorado: Telluride, Durango, Wolf Creek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern New Mexico: Taos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salt Lake City, Utah: Park City </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern Arizona: Snow Bowl </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mountain biking – Moab, Durango </li></ul><ul><li>Ice climbing – Ouray </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking/canyoneering – Grand Canyon </li></ul><ul><li>White water rafting – Green River, Colorado River, San Juan River </li></ul>
  30. 37. Hanging Ladders Trail!
  31. 38. Twin Trails – Canyon De Chelly
  32. 39. Telluride, Colorado
  33. 40. Life in the Four Corners <ul><li>National Parks – Canyonlands, Arches, Mesa Verde, Bryce, Zion, Capitol Reef, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Chaco Canyon, and MORE!! </li></ul><ul><li>Hubbell Trading Post Historical Site </li></ul><ul><li>Nearest Cities – Flagstaff, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Sedona, Las Vegas </li></ul>
  34. 41. Grand Canyon
  35. 42. Hubbell Trading Post
  36. 43. Spider Rock

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