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Revitalizing Hopi and Diné (Navajo) Agriculture

A budding movement of educated young people in the U.S. Southwest is working to revitalize Native American agricultural traditions. Thanks to organizations such as the Natwani Coalition and the John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, there are now traditional gardening programs at several elementary and middle schools, as well as community farms and farm-to-market systems to provide access to nutritious traditional foods throughout the Navajo and Hopi territories in New Mexico and Arizona.