Miss Navajo Watch Preview Miss Navajo home page

Learn More

The Film | Miss Navajo | The Navajo Nation and Current Events | Navajo History
Navajo Arts and Culture | Navajo Language | Native American Issues and History | Sources

The Film

Miss Navajo, A Documentary
The filmmaker’s site includes news about the film, links and multimedia.


Miss Navajo

Navajo Nation Fair
This annual event “showcases Navajo Agriculture, Fine Arts and Crafts, with the promotion and preservation of the Navajo heritage by providing cultural entertainment”—including the Miss Navajo pageant.

Miss Navajo Nation Council, Inc.
This independent non-profit recognizes all Miss Navajos and is dedicated to past titleholders.


The Navajo Nation and Current Events

The Navajo Nation
The home page of the Navajo Nation contains information about its government and history.

Navajo Times
Read articles and columns from the newspaper of the Navajo people.

PBS.org: Indian Country Diaries: Navajo Language and Culture
Find out more about the challenges facing Navajos, and other Native cultures, today.


Navajo History

Navajo Code Talkers’ Dictionary
The U.S. Navy History Center’s site contains the Navajo Code Talkers’ Dictionary.

Navajo Code Talkers
A comprehensive site about Navajo code talkers and their history.

About Indian Boarding Schools
Get a history of the boarding schools, read student accounts and see a photo gallery.


Navajo Arts and Culture

Navajo Culture
Follow this list of links for info on Navajo culture, crafts, language, history and more.

The Collector’s Guide: A Brief Social History of Navajo Weaving
Learn more about the historical context for the traditional Navajo art of rug weaving.


Navajo Language

The Navajo Language
Learn more about the Navajo language and view a glossary.

Navajo Language and Navajo Indian Tribe
Get links to resources on Navajo language and culture.


Native American Issues and History

PBS.org: Independent Lens: CIRCLE OF STORIES
Listen to Native storytellers and find out how Native American tribes are confronting language and land issues today.

AIROS.org
Listen to “all Indian Internet radio” anytime, anywhere, with podcasts featuring interviews, storytelling, news, music and more.

American Indian Movement
Learn more about the history of the movement and recent political issues and events.

Arizona State University: H-AmIndian
Get links to resources and bibliographies from this site devoted to “the history, culture, ideas and events relating to indigenous peoples from the North Pole to Mexico.”

Indigenous Environmental Network
"A network of Indigenous Peoples empowering Indigenous Nations and communities towards sustainable livelihoods, demanding environmental justice and maintaining the Sacred Fire of our traditions.”

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages
This site contains scientific documentation of endangered languages and aims to help communities maintain and revitalize their linguistic heritage.

The National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation and study of the literature, arts, languages and history of Native Americans.


Sources

The following served as information sources for sections of this site:


Tell a Friend top

Home | The Film | Navajo Culture | The Pageant | The Making Of | The Filmmaker
Learn More | Get Involved | Talkback | Film Credits | Get the DVD | Site Credits
Watch Preview MISS NAVAJO