Teacher training for Havasupai teachers, circa 1972-1977
Native to the Grand Canyon area, the Havasupai or Havsuw’ Baaja (Blue Water People) were restricted to a 518 acres reservation by the federal government in 1882.  In 1975, the tribe regained 215,000 acres.
Today the tribe of approximately 600 members makes the majority of their income from tourism.  

Teacher training for Havasupai teachers, circa 1972-1977

Native to the Grand Canyon area, the Havasupai or Havsuw’ Baaja (Blue Water People) were restricted to a 518 acres reservation by the federal government in 1882.  In 1975, the tribe regained 215,000 acres.

Today the tribe of approximately 600 members makes the majority of their income from tourism.