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The Navajo (British English: Navaho, Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States. After the Cherokee, they are the second-largest federally recognized tribe in the United States, with 300,460 enrolled tribal members as of 2015. The Navajo Nation constitutes an independent governmental body that manages the Navajo reservation in the Four Corners area, including over 27,000 square miles of land in Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. The Navajo language is spoken throughout the region, with most Navajos speaking English, as well.

The states with the largest Navajo populations are Arizona (140,263) and New Mexico (108,306). Over three-quarters of the Navajo population reside in these two states.[1]

Four Corners

The Four Corners is a region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, southeastern corner of Utah, northeastern corner of Arizona, and northwestern corner of New Mexico. The Four Corners area is named after the quadripoint at the intersection of approximately 37° north latitude with 109° 03' west longitude, where the boundaries of the four states meet, and are marked by the Four Corners Monument. It is the only location in the United States where four states meet. Most of the Four Corners region belongs to semi-autonomous Native American nations, the largest of which is the Navajo Nation, followed by Hopi, Ute, and Zuni tribal reserves and nations. [2]

Navajo and Apache

The Navajo and the Apache are closely related tribes, descended from a single group that scholars believe migrated from Canada. However, the Navajo grew crops and raised livestock, a peaceful tribe. Some of the Apache, as well as Sioux Lakota's were more aggressive and were fierce hunters, gatherers, and raiders; a warlike tribe. Both Navajo and Apache languages belong to a language family called "Athabaskan," which is also spoken by native peoples in Alaska and west-central Canada. [3]

Navajo Sacred Twins

White Buffalo Calf Woman is the Divine Feminine Principle returning sophianic consciousness or wisdom to the earth, is the Daughter of God made through the Christos-Sophia genetic bloodline, and is the spiritual emanation of Perfect Peace. Her male counterpart or twin is White Navajo, the Divine Male Principle, the Son of God made through the Christos-Sophia genetic bloodline, or the spiritual emanation of Perfect Peace.


See Also

Mothers Code

Grandmother Turtle Codes