Navajo Superintendent Annual Reports, 1920


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- 11 by the Indians for their own convenience . There are no allotments on this reservation a great number of allotments were made to Indians on the public domain to protect their homes and improvements . The general class of improvements on these allotments are hogans , corrals , summer hogans , implement sheds and a few acres of cultivated land. With a few exceptions all Navajos under this juris diction are self supporting , depending mostly upon the live stock industry . Many able bodied men work on the railroad and coal mines for a livelihood . This reservation is not adapted to the dairy industry . Owing to the low price of wool the Navajo women are manufacturing more blankets than usual and are receiving good prices for same. Government farmers are located at Chin Lee, Corn fields, Lukai Chukai and Fort Defiance . Each farmer has a district and supervises the live stock industry and the dipping of sheep. In addition to the farmers one stock man has charge of a district . There are thirty - three trading stores within the boundary of this reservation , twenty - eight licensed and five unlicensed . There is keen competition for the Indian trade. With a few exceptions the Indians have received fair treatment from these traders . One government sawmill is in operation on the reser vation thirteen miles north west of this agency ; it supplies

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