August 29, 2010

Chief Manuelito exhibit

'A sense of pride'

Chief Manuelito exhibit opens at Navajo Nation Museum

By Cindy Yurth
He's easily the Navajo Tribe's most famous leader, and yet no in-depth exhibit on his life has ever been undertaken.

Until now.

Friday, Aug. 27, the Navajo Nation Museum opened "The Chief Manuelito Exhibit," a look at Manuelito and other early leaders of the Diné.
Below:  "An oil painting of Chief Manuelito, created by Stephen Jackson, is part of an exhibit at the Navajo Nation Museum. It opens Friday." (Stacy Thacker)

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