Photo: Every Generation Joined the ‘Journey for Existence’

Photo: Every Generation Joined the ‘Journey for Existence’

By: 
ICTMN Staff
2/20/15

 

This week’s image comes to us from the Nihígaal Bee Iina (pronounced ni-hi-gahl beh ee-nah, meaning “Our Journey for Existence”), which concluded on February 1, 2015.

They walked over 200 miles in the name of their children, land, and ancestors. They walked in commemoration of The Long Walk, when more than 9,500 Diné were marched at gunpoint for hundreds of miles into Bosque Redondo—a concentration camp.

This image was featured in this week’s Indian Country Today Media Network newsletter.

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