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Navajo Tribal Council Chamber -- Window Rock AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 35° 40.804 W 109° 03.048
12S E 676394 N 3950214
Quick Description: Window Rock is the capital of the Navajo Nation in the US. The Navajo Tribal Council Chambers are their tribal equivalent to the US Congress.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2014 7:31:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMMAJA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Tribal Council Chambers of the Navajo Nation is the seat of tribal government in this tribal national capital city. It is the Navajo equivalent of the US Congress.

From Wikipedia: (visit link)

"The Navajo Nation (Navajo: Naabeehó Bináhásdzo) is a semi-autonomous Native American-governed territory covering 27,425 square miles (71,000 km2), occupying portions of northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico. It is the largest land area assigned primarily to a Native American jurisdiction within the United States.

The Nation has one of the largest and most involved North American tribal governments, with organic institutions that include a judicial system, and large law enforcement and social service agencies. Additionally, it is a major steward of public lands in the Southwest, and these lands encompass major natural sights such as Antelope Canyon, Shiprock and Monument Valley."
Type of Nation Within: Native American Indian Reservation (USA)

Tribe or Band: Navajo

Address of Main Entrance to area:
Council Chambers
Window Rock, AZ


Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 27,425 square miles

Population: The 2000 census reported 173,987 Navajo citizens, 58.34% of all ethnic Navajos, living on the Navajo Nation's territory.

Date when area was established or set aside: 1/1/1868

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 35° 40.838 W 109° 02.974

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