November 05, 2008

Hualapai to represent Grand Canyon

Hualapai Tribe named Grand Canyon’s official representative in campaignThe Hualapai Tribe, whose roots in Grand Canyon go back centuries, is the canyon’s official New7Wonders representative. The tribe is working with the nonprofit New7Wonders Foundation to support the Grand Canyon as being recognized as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.

Nominees are selected by a worldwide audience and winners are ranked via the number of votes they receive at

The national qualification phase of the campaign ends Dec. 31. All countries will narrow their nominees to only one location that will represent the country as of January 2009. Currently, the Grand Canyon is leading the vote in the United States and is ranked No. 33 among more than 400 sites worldwide.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Hualapai on Good Morning America and Chichén Itzá, Machu Picchu win.

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