Six Sentence Sunday Navajo

Today let’s have a glimpse of our hero and heroine from Hog Wild (June 2011) as they descend into the canyon leading deep into the “Old Ones” territory.

Kyle and Sin are walking toward the Anasazi Ruins, members of a small group of hikers led by a female docent/guide. The rugged beauty of the land and her very Navajo commentary is alluring…

Dwarfed, gnarled pinon and juniper trees posing in photogenic postures, leaning at odd angles, sprouting peculiar limb growths, and bearing tangles of exposed roots, appeared to try to crowd each other out along the pathway of their descent.
They stopped at an overlook. “The Navajo hid in these canyons during the Long Walk. U.S. Army units led by famed scout Kit Carson harried the tribe into near starvation. Carson was ordered by superiors to shoot down even those bands of Navajo who tried to surrender. It was forced exile in the nastiest sense of the word. And as for Carson…well, let’s just say that he was not a nice man.” She offered a distinctly Indian view that rang true with the intensity that wove through the strong strands of Native oral tradition.
Kyle and Sin walked tandem where footing would permit.

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Hog Wild By Christine London
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8 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday Navajo

  1. Marie Dees says:

    Ah, I think I've read bits of that history. Interesting to see it in a book.

  2. Rich texture here.

  3. Thanks ladies. I thought it might be interesting to include a bit of the cultural weavings that occur though my June release, Hog Wild. Even though it is a hot read, it has a lot of depth of emotion, appreciation of our Native American brothers, the natural wonders of the native southwest as well as the rich tapestry of a new romance.

  4. Gayle says:

    Love the descriptions in this piece!

  5. Lindsay says:

    I like how you're bring history into the story. True history. Not white man history

  6. Thank you Lindsay. I appreciate that you noticed.:)

  7. Jayel Kaye says:

    I loved the picture your words painted

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