Flagstaff

I learned many things in Flagstaff – but perhaps the lesson that hit me   the strongest is this. When the Indigenous population of this country expresses anger against the White people of this country they are not only focused on what happened several hundred years ago. They are legitimately angry at what happens right now, […]

Williams to Flagstaff

I returned to Williams from The Grand Canyon, and while I was actually eager to get walking to Flagstaff, the forecast promise of snow made me step back and decide to hang tight in Williams. Safeway had a Starbucks that I could hang at and try to do outreach to get me inside in the […]

You Are Not Welcome Here – Said Mayor Jerry Nabours

Saturday morning, February 8th, dawned bright, sunny and warm. Flagstaff had “Dew Downtown” a skiing and snowboarding event sponsored primarily by Mountain Dew. (It is tempting to comment that a company putting out a poisonous soft drink of course will not think twice about putting on an poisonous event) During this event the city of […]

Good Bye Flagstaff

Dear Friends, Tomorrow I leave Flagstaff and head towards the Navajo Nation for an 190 mile long walk in to Gallup, New Mexico. While I leave The Navajo Nation just before Gallup,  my next major stop is Albuquerque, New Mexico – 335 miles down the road. My Flagstaff stop has been eventful, educational and it […]