Tag Archives: Navajo

The Windmill

The clerk in the trading post told us the paved road would take us to Page. To get to Kaibito we would have to take the dirt road and turn right at the windmill. Here it is, better than a … Continue reading

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Following Monster Slayer

We headed to Utah this morning driving up through Flagstaff.  Despite horrible weather in recent weeks the weather today was perfect, crisp and clear.  Nowhere did we see the Navajo Twins spinning columns of dust in the wind. North of … Continue reading

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Life and Fiction

In the novel Monster Slayer’s Son Jilleta John is attacked; her attacker cuts her throat and leaves her for dead.  But she survives. Is it possible to survive such an attack or does the chapter stretch the limits of believability? … Continue reading

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Hiking the Grand Canyon

My brother-in-law was an incredible person.  He was a great husband, great father to his seven children, and a great example.  He was always optimistic and hard working.  He also had Parkinson’s disease.  We watched as the disease took over … Continue reading

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Monster Slayer’s Son

When FBI Agent Mo Black returns to the Reservation for an Enemy Way Ceremony he thinks his problems are behind him. But when a respected medicine man is brutally murdered his family demands justice only the FBI can provide. Before … Continue reading

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The Trickster

Who is the Coyote?  For the Navajo he is the prince of chaos, the transformer, the troublemaker, the trickster, and one who walks with the gods.  He is unruly but good hearted.  In his darkest manifestation he is the Skinwalker. … Continue reading

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Question needing a reply

Okay. I have an important question you can help me with. In my next novel a crime takes place on the Navajo Reservation during an Enemy Way Ceremony. When we lived on the Rez the dance that is part of … Continue reading

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