Navajo Recovery Home
Our recovery home is not affiliated with
any government or religious
The recovery home "manager" is
Bob Ketelsen. Bob, a retired business
recovery call Bob @ 505-733-2291.
1 St. Mary Drive
Fax: 505 733-2291
have been called to
heal the wounds, to unite
what has fallen apart,
and to bring home those
who have lost their way.
Francis of Asissi
|Native American Art, Travel Opportunities Support Recovery Home. Increase Employment for Navajos|
European lady, visiting America for the first time, stood among a group
of tourists watching a Navajo woman weaving. The visitor was completely
engrossed. Invited to come closer, she touched the rug with her hands,
then turned to her companions and said so matter-of-factly that there
could be no disputing her, It is the handiwork of the Gods." The
Book of The Navajo written by Raymond Friday Locke. Not only are the
Navajo People known for their exquisite blanket making but also make
beautiful rugs, pottery, sand paintings and jewelry.
We have for sale blankets, pottery, jewelry, kachina dolls, storytellers
rugs all made by Navajo Indians who are in recovery. Money’s received
benefits not only the artisans, but the recovery home as well.
RESERVATION STAYS AND TOURS
Bob Ketelsen, manager of the recovery house was the owner and operator of a large travel agency in the Chicago suburbs before he retired. He has worked with local Navajo Indians on the reservation to establish tours as well as employment for these individuals. All tours and experiences are lead by Navajos. Again a portion of the proceeds goes to continue operation of the recovery house.
and experience life on the reservation while staying in Hogans.
Learn history, customs of the Navajo People and sample their delicious
food. Sweat Lodge ceremonies may also be available.
Tour interesting and natures beautiful points of interest nearby including: