Navajo Long Walk Book Cover

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Navajo Long Walk  
Joseph Bruchac & Shonto Begay  
2005. Thomson Gale

Grades: 6+

 Rating:  Good - beautiful illustrations

a tad dry for 6th grade reading

A story of tragedy - of one of the forced marches of thousands of Navajos from their homeland to Bosque Redondo, a reservation so desolate that "only the wind could live there." With amazing drawings this book tells the history of the forced removal of the Navajo people.  It is written as more of a history than a story and very informative but rather dry for younger readers.   Marlette Grant-Jackson – ITEPP-CRC


More Resources


Navajo Nation Website

Indian Removal

Native American Removal