Around the Rez: week of Aug. 24

Grand Falls Camp Meeting

Leupp Baptist Church is sponsoring the annual brush arbor camp meeting Aug. 26-27 north of Leupp, across the Little Colorado River. Services are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pastor Jimmie McCabe’s Slow Horse Ranch or “Bi lií di jaadi” in Navajo.

To get there: Turn west by an abandoned red brick house between milepost 1 and 2 from the paved Navajo Route 2. Drive 13 miles northwest on the gravel dirt Navajo Route 6732 and the arbor is on the west. A sign is posted at the road junction.

More information is available by calling Jimmie at (928) 853-1716. “If God be here for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 (KJV)

Celebration of Diné authors Sept. 9

On Sept. 9 there will be a celebration of Diné authors at the Navajo Nation Library Sept. 9 with an award presentation, reading and book signing. This will include 2022 American Indian Youth Literature Award Winners Daniel Vandever and Brian Young. The event is at 3:30 p.m.. People are welcome to attend in person or online. More information is available at

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