Event honors Jameson Peshlakai<br>

TUSAYAN — In 1999, James and Mae Peshlakai lost a son to an automobile accident. The couple struggled to find meaning in that loss, and formed the Peshlakai Cultural Foundation in their son’s memory. The foundation is concerned with the preservation of Native American cultures including the languages, oral histories, songs, dances, foods and natural history.

Historians, authors and many Dineh people have described James Peshlakai as an important figure among his people, and the same has been said about his ancestors.


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