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Herbert Yazhe

Herbert Yazhe, American national monument superintendent. Active Chinle Planning Board, since 1985, Joint Management Plan, Chinle, since 1985, Navajo Studies Conference, Tsaile, Arizona, since 1987. Member Rotary (special recognition, 1973).

Background

  • Yazhe, Herbert was born on February 8, 1938 in Naschitti, New Mexico, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, Colorado State University, 1969.

    Career

    • Navajo ranger Navajo Nation, Window Rock, Arizona, 1959-1964, assistant chief ranger, 1964-1966, assistant department head, 1969-1972, assistant director, 1982-1985. Training coordinator National Park Service, Grand Canyon, 1972-1974. Chief interpreter Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chinle, 1974-1978, assistant superintendent, 1985-1986, superintendent, since 1986.

      Program officer Bureau Indian Affairs, 1978-1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active Chinle Planning Board, since 1985, Joint Management Plan, Chinle, since 1985, Navajo Studies Conference, Tsaile, Arizona, since 1987. Member Rotary (special recognition, 1973).

    Connections

    • Married Helena Yazhe, May 26, 1959. Children: Lucinda, Herman.
    • spouse: Helena Yazhe
    • children: Lucinda Yazhe
    • Herman Yazhe
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    Born February 8, 1938
    • 1969
      Colorado State University
    • 1959 - 1964
      Navajo ranger Navajo Nation
      Window Rock, Arizona, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      training coordinator, National Park Service
      Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States
    • 1974 - 1978
      chief interpreter Canyon de Chelly National Monument
      Chinle, Arizona, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      program officer, Bureau Indian Affairs
    • 1986
      chief interpreter Canyon de Chelly National Monument
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