At every overlook there are between 2-10 Indians selling jewelry, sandstone pieces, baskets and any other type of ancient looking artifact you can think of. I did not buy from them at every stop, but you really do feel for them and they look sad if you do not purchase. Poverty is prevalent here, and this is the only means of living for a lot of Navajo in the area. Economic slow down has hurt them according t what I was told. I usually do not take pictures of locals in distressed circumstances, but she wanted me to do so. I got juniper berry necklace' good luck omen
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Be aware that you will run into Navajo folks trying to sell jewelry and art at almost every overlook you stop at. If you're not interested, politely decline, but be aware that they will probably ask you to come over and take a look at their artistic goods.
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