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5 Rules for Life on the Rez

Here are my five pieces of advice for future volunteers serving on the Navajo Reservation in St. Michaels, Arizona. 1. Don’t drive on the dirt roads for at least three days after it rains.              …

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I have been fascinated by the language of the Diné (Navajo) people since living on the Rez. In the nursing department we have been trying to keep up with learning a new “Navajo Word of the Day.” The language is…

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Together We Are Strong

The other day, my community and I were in the middle of a five-hour drive from Phoenix back to St. Michaels. We were in a giant van that we have affectionately nicknamed Fat Albert. Karen was asleep and I was…

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