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Zilnez chapter house, Tsé Al Náoztii, New Mexico

Perhaps a reference to the Tsé Al Náoztii chapter house southwest of the city of Shiprock in western New Mexico.

A chapter house is...

Zimmerman Library, New Mexico

The main library on the University of New Mexico campus, located in Albuquerque. The library was built in 1938 and in 1961 was named after the late university president...

Zuni Buttes, New Mexico

Buttes are similar to mesas in that they are flat-topped hills with steep sides, although they are much smaller than mesas, and tend to stand out as isolated landscape...

Zuni Consolidated Schools

Zuni Consolidated Schools is a fictional school district. The real school district on the Zuni reservation is the Zuni Public Schools district and consists of two...

Zuni Mountains, New Mexico

A forested mountain range in northwestern New Mexico that stretches southeast from Gallup to southwest of Grants. Mount Sedgwick, at an elevation of 9,256 feet, is the...

Zuni people and culture

Zuni is the name of both a people and a pueblo. The people's original name was A'shiwi, meaning "the flesh." The Zuni currently occupy Zuni Pueblo on the Zuni...

Zuni Police Department

Located in Zuni Pueblo, the Zuni Police Department is the municipal agency responsible for public safety in the town of Zuni . The Pueblo of Zuni Police Department, the...

Zuni Pueblo Village, New Mexico

The largest town on the Zuni Reservation is Zuni Pueblo. Most of Zuni's residents live in the main village of Zuni and the nearby community of Blackrock. Zuni Pueblo...

Zuni Reservation, Arizona and New Mexico

The Zuni Reservation, also referred to as the Zuni Pueblo, is located about 150 miles west of Albuquerque. The main reservation is located in the western part of New...

Zuni River, Arizona and New Mexico

A small and mostly ephemeral river flowing southwest from its headwaters near the continental divide, where it runs through the Zuni Mountains in western New Mexico, to...

Zuni Tribal Sawmill, New Mexico

A sawmill that was established on the Zuni Pueblo Reservation in western New Mexico in the early 1900s as part of a conservation initiative intended to restore damaged...

Zuni Wash, Arizona and New Mexico

In Tony Hillerman's 1973 Navajo detective novel DANCE HALL OF THE DEAD, Zuni Wash is a reference to the mostly dry river bed of the Zuni River. The Zuni River and its...