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Church Signs on Hwy 371 in New Mexico

August 24, 2013

Buffalo Doug

Popular culture interests me. Or rather, folk more than popular culture, if popular is understood as equivalent to “mass” culture. Folk culture is “at ground level” for understanding a place.

So, for understanding living in a borderland of religion and reservation, take a look at these signs of Navajo churches:

Religion in the American West: Church Signs on Hwy 371 in New Mexico.

“Native Vision for Christ” indeed. Being Christian and Indian is not easy. For more on that, see, for example, Mark Charles’ blog. (Mark visited Northwestern a few years ago.)

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