Many Goats Clan

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The Navajo (Diné) tribe is comprised of more than forty family lineages, or clans, that claim common ancestry. According to traditional lore, the T ł 'ízí lání (Many Goats) clan was a group of herdsmen who subsisted mainly on livestock, especially goats.

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"Flock of sheep and goats at Mishnogovi, circa 1900" by C. C. Pierce is licensed under Public Domain.

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