Compiled by LIZA MINNO BLOOM
Name: Camille Tso
Hometown: Black Mesa, Arizona, Navajo Reservation. She now lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Languages spoken: Navajo (called “Diné” by the people who speak it) and English
School: Camille is homeschooled part-time and goes to middle school in Flagstaff.
Family: Camille’s mom and dad go to school and she has a little sister, Bahozhoni, who is two years old.
Favorite pastimes: Reading, sleeping and eating. Camille is also a filmmaker. (See article on page 7)
Favorite food: Grandma’s fried chicken with mutton (sheep) and mashed potatoes
Places she most wants to visit: New York, England and India
The Navajo Nation at a Glance
Capital: Window Rock, Arizona
Location: The Navajo Nation covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. It is the largest reservation in the United States.
Languages: Navajo, English
President: Joe Shirley, Jr.
Learn a little Diné!
Homemade bread: Báá
Thank You: Ahéhe
Okay, see you again: Hoganié [there is no word for “goodbye,” only “see you again”]