• View from Tseyi Overlook

    Canyon De Chelly

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Fee Collection for Backcountry Permits

    Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation Dept (NPRD) has a new office at the Cottonwood Campground. NPRD who manages the canyon tour operations will be collecting fees for the backcountry permits starting May 1, 2014. Call NPRD at 928-674-2106 for information.

Jobs

Maintenance Staff

Maintenance staff working on traditional Navajo home

FEDERAL JOBS

Current employment opportunities with the National Park Service and other federal agencies can be found at www.usajobs.gov.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a great program for high school and college students willing to work in the national parks and help protect precious natural resources and historic cultural landmarks. Visit the website at www.thesca.org.

Did You Know?

Spider Rock

The name of Canyon de Chelly was derived from the misspelling and mispronunciation of the Navajo word for the canyon. The Navajos call the canyon "Tseyi" which is pronounced 'say-ee.' Eventually the word became "de Chelly" which is pronounced as 'de-shay'