Havasupai


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a member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in Arizona

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the Yuman language spoken by the Havasupai

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The Havasupai tribe was forced to shut down its tourism business, the main economic base for its people, resulting in no jobs and no revenues for the community.
As Hannelore massages me, I find myself dreaming about the real Havasupai.
About 100 miles southwest of the Havasupai flood, an Amtrak train from Los Angeles derailed Saturday after rushing water damaged a low bridge.
Contact the Havasupai Tourist Enterprise at (602) 448-2121, Supai, Arizona 86435 for information and reservations.
This problem is particularly acute, for instance, when samples collected for one project are used for others in which subjects never consented to participate and likely would not have, given the option, as was the case with the Havasupai and Nuuchahnulth tribes.
The trip takes place over four days and three nights on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, where participants can discover waterfalls, caves and wildlife.
Other nations, including the Hualapai, Havasupai, Southern Paiute, and Navajo, live on reservations that either border or are very near to the national park and consider the canyon a sacred place.
62 Havasu Canyon trail, Havasupai Reservation, Arizona.
Living in the maw of the Seventh Natural Wonder of the World for at least 600 years, the Havasupai people of the Grand Canyon have never had any great incentive to take up residence elsewhere.
government uranium mining within the Four Corners area of the Southwest, affecting tribes including the Havasupai, Navajo, Acoma Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo, Hualapai and Shoshone.
Havasu is the middle of three waterfalls that cascade down the canyon below the village of Supai on the 518-acre Havasupai Indian Reservation, the most remote of the Arizona tribal locations.
Shanker currently represents the Navajo Nation, the Yavapai-Apache Nation, the White Mountain Apache Tribe, the Havasupai Tribe, the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity, and others, in the case that is fighting to keep the federal government from allowing the use of reclaimed sewer to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.
The Havasupai sunflower, for example, is resistant to rust that plagues commercial varieties; plant breeders are using it to introduce disease-resistance into commercial varieties.
As an attorney, Shanker also represents the Navajo Nation, the White Mountain Apache Tribe, the Yavapai-Apache Tribe, the Havasupai Tribe and others in the case that, to date, has succeeded in halting the federal government from allowing the use of reclaimed sewer water to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks -- a site that has religious significance to 13 of the tribes in the southwestern United States.