Remembering home

Remembering home

I weep when I dream about Sagebrush, a place known to my Navajo family as Tsaa Tah.

While the country fought about civil rights and the Vietnam War, my family, the Blackwood Streak and Bitter Water clans, lived in hogans made of stone, canvas tents and a house built by my father at Sagebrush

Sheepherder

Sheepherder

The Navajo tradition of sheepherding, once a dawn-to-dusk operation practiced by most families in the tribe, is in decline. Henry Lane, 98, is among the last to herd sheep in the traditional Navajo way.