Thursday, October 3, 1963

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Location: Window Rock, Arizona

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Navajo Times (Newspaper) - October 3, 1963, Window Rock, Arizona Library State College Arizona TIMES PUBLISHED FOR OWNED BY THE NAVAJO PEOPLE IV 37 October 1963 Window Arizona Ten Cents PAT SUPERINTENDENT of the Navajo Police presents Navajo Police sound and color film Learn and Live to Santa Fe Railroad The film produced by Che Navajo Police in 1959 has been shown over the reservation to encourage safe driving and will be used by the Safety Division of the Santa Fe for showing to employees of the railroad throughout the From left to right Pat Chair man Raymond Safety Queen Marie Santa Fe Safety Supervisor and Safety Santa Fe Photo At Shiprock Mae Yazzi Nominated Northern Fair Queen 4 T A 17yearold high school so Miss Mae is the queen of the 40th annual Northern Navajo which ended Sunday at The daughter of Jene Yaz zi of Miss Yazzi pre sided over the 20th annual fair She received her crown Thursday night from the 1962 Blanche Runnerups in the fair queen contest were Ethyl daugh ter of and Tom John of first runnerup Rose SHIPROCK QUEEN and attendents in Northern Navajo Fair Parade Saturday at Shiprock Staff Photo daughter of JohnBlu eyes of second and Lou ise daughter of John Shorthair of Miss Yazzi received plus numerous gifts from San Juan County Each runnerup received The YeiBiChai ceremonial consisting of nine days of healing rites ended Sand paintings made by medicine men during the rites were on display for visitors to the Jicarillas Open Acres to Deer Hunters Good news for deer hunters who like to enjoy hunting in scenic country altitude varying from to The Jicarilla Apache Tribe has opened about acres of their reservation to deer hunting by nontribal sportsmea The will cost The season will be from 26 to 10 with a bag limit of one either This is a rare opportunity for deer particularly those seeking trophy There have been 31 mule deer trophies taken Continued on Page 3 Indians Seek To Remain Apart Parley Shows Their Goals Differ From Negroes By DONALD JANSON Special from New York Times in Septrmber 1963 14 tribes convening here this week made it clear that their aims did not match those of Negroes struggling for integra Quite the opposite is Indians want to remain a group to preserve their ancient This was borne out by speech es of Indian leaders to the 20th annual convention of the National Congress of American It was also borne out by re solutions denouncing efforts to assimilate reservation Indians in to the white mans society by such means as state assumption of civil and criminal jurisdiction now largely reserved to Federal and tribal Treaties guarantee the In dians the right to live their own lives on land set aside for and they will resist all efforts to violate the dele gates Rights and Customs As citizens the Indian wants all the constitutional rights of Robert Burnette of the Rosebud Sioux tribe said in an But the Indian also Burnette on the treatysecured right to a large degree of self government and to freedom to retain tribal customs and values that are not a part of Caucasian These include such character istics as noncompetitiveness and seemingly spendthrift as well as freedom to hunt and fish and to work or Instead of acceding to Con Continued on Page 31 WR Lodge Gets New Manager Window Rock Lodge is now under the new management of Ray who has been af filiated with the Nataani Nez Lodge in Burns has announced that new hours would go into ef fect The Lodge will open at 6 and close at seven days a weekHe also said that plans are being formulated for remodeling and to provide Sunday dinner menus and family CALVIN Agricultural Extension Officer talks with Raymond Tiibal Councilman seated in con nection with a arranged by the Arizona Adult Educa tion Attending the Charles Agricultural Extension Raymond Tribal Council Johnson and Jesse Adult Education DISCUSSED was the possibility of repairing a broken dam on Black creek aboui two miles north of which was once used by the community for also inspected three that will supply water enough to irrigate two hundred acres of land or There is a possibility that work will start on these two proposed pro jects in the near future FT WAS ALSO agretu upon to seed twenty five acres of land for a demonstration in the irrigated Work is to begin on this project