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Canyon de Chelly (the "de Chelly" is pronounced "de SHAY" in spite of how it is spelled) is a very beautiful canyon area in far northeastern Arizona, on the Navajo reservation near the town of Chinle. Often overlooked by people drawn to the Grand Canyon, Canyon de Chelly has numerous attractions all its own.
Above are two photos of the White House ruins. Notice the pictogram on the rock wall on the upper right side of the top photo.
This is Spider Rock. The Native Americans who live here believe the spirit of the Spider Woman lives here, who taught people how to weave. They also believe Spider Woman is responsible for the creation of the earth.
The Navajo still live in Canyon de Chelly, as their ancestors did before them. Many have farms on the canyon floor. Others live in round huts called hogans overlooking the Canyon.

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