Burnt Water, Arizona

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Burnt Water, or Tó Díílidí in Navajo, is a sparsely populated area in Apache County, Arizona. This county has the most land designated to Native Reservations in the U.S. and includes the Navajo Nation Reservation, the Fort Apache Reservation, and the Zuni Reservation. A specific kind of Navajo woven rug has also been named after this place, which features bordered, geometric designs in pastel colors. There was a trading post in this location until 1983.

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"Apache County, Arizona, 1990" by Phillip Capper is licensed under CC BY.

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