Anasazi Historical Site (Utah)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In the interview Harry speaks about efforts made by the National Park Service to turn Monument Valley into a National Park, efforts he fought because doing so would have forced the Navajos off the land which was at least partly reservation land. He describes interactions and meetings with several different park service directors and superintendents and his efforts to get the Navajo tribe involved in the conversation. Eventually, Harry says he convinced the Navajo tribal council they needed...
Dates: 1974 July 31
Abstract In the interview, Harry talks about some of the Navajo elders he knew when he first came to the valley, speaking about White Horse and his territory on Douglas Mesa; and Grey Whiskers, a medicine man who used to watch the tents/trading post when Harry and Mike went away. He tells a story about the time shortly after he and Mike came to the valley and a group of Navajo men including Adakai Yahzi, Old Man Tom Holiday, White Horse, Grey Whiskers, and Hugh Black came to talk to them and inquire...
Dates: 1975 July 29