Tag Archives: Native Roads

Meet Jim Turner in Prescott

Our own Jim Turner will be sharing his experiences editing the latest edition of Native Roads at the Smoki Museum Pueblo in Prescott on July 12. For those of you who have been following his posts here, this is your … Continue reading

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Native Roads Day 7: Farmington to Gallup, the New Chapter

By Jim Turner The seventh day of my Native Roads editing trip was all new ground. John Heider, Rio Nuevo/Treasure Chest sales rep for that area, was the one who recommended that we update Fran Kosik’s terrific book. He also … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads Day 6: Navajo Swap Meet, Narbona Pass, and Beautiful Downtown Farmington

By Jim Turner Cold! Tuesday morning, January 22nd, 2013 was cold in Window Rock, in the low 20s.  I had plotted and planned this trip for months, and knew that this day could be the toughest. I was headed up … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads Day 5: Lukachukai, Fort Defiance, and Mutton Stew

By Jim Turner Monday, January 21st, 2013 was the fifth day of my info-gathering trip for the third edition of Native Roads. It was such an exceptional journey, I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I drove it. … Continue reading

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Review of new edition of Native Roads

Here is a very nice article on the new edition of Fran Kosik’s Native Roads, written by Lee Allen for Indian Country Today. http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/12/15/native-roads-complete-motoring-guide-navajo-and-hopi-nations-152721

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Retracing Native Roads IV — Teec Nos Pos, Ganado, Canyon de Chelly and more

By Jim Turner On my fourth road trip day retracing Native Roads, I combined Chapter 12 with 13 to get to as many sites as possible in ten days. U.S. Highway 160 east from Kayenta to the New Mexico border … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads: Monument Valley, Goosenecks, and a Frozen Waterfall . . .

The first day of my ten-day trip retracing and updating Fran Kosik’s excellent guide book, Native Roads: The Complete Motoring Guide to the Navajo and Hopi Nations, took me from Flagstaff to Page. The second day was Page to Keams … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads: Tuba City, Hopi Mesas, Keams Canyon, and Beyond . . .

by Jim Turner My first blog left off in Page, AZ, at the end of the first day of my ten-day trip updating Fran Kosik’s excellent guide book, Native Roads: The Complete Motoring Guide to the Navajo and Hopi Nations. … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads

by Jim Turner In February 2009, I retired from the Arizona Historical Society and started an “encore career” with Rio Nuevo Publishers the following week. Getting paid to read books, plus a free copy of every book we publish? You … Continue reading

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