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Hogans - Navajo Family Photo

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Image of a photograph which shows both a summer and winter hogan of the type most commonly used on the Southern Navajo Reservation.

The original photo, depicted in this image, is maintained at the U.S. National Archives, where curators have given it this description:

The above picture illustrates both the summer and winter hogan of the type most common on Southern Navajo Reservation.

Most Indian families have at least three homes of this type, moving from one to another, favoring the location where the grass is best for their sheep.

Southern Navajo Agency, 1933, ca. 1930 - ca. 1938.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives.  ARC Identifier 298584.

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