Navajo: Did you Know?

  • With over 250,000 members, the Navajos are the largest and most populous Native American nation.
  • The Navajo Nation has the largest Indian reservation in the United States; it is larger than the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island combined
  • The Navajo Nation has its own bus system, which helps citizens get to school, work, the doctor, and places of recreation, entertainment, and shopping.
  • The Annual Navajo Nation Fair is the largest American Indian fair in the United States.
  • The Navajo Nation has its own president, vice president, and government apart from the United States.
  • Every year, the Navajo Nation has its own Miss Navajo Competition, a contest that focuses on Traditional Techniques, Public Speaking, Panel Questions, Contemporary Skills and Talent, Traditional Skills and Talent, and Evening Gown competitions.