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Facts about Fort Defiance, Arizona
Fort Defiance (Navajo: Tséhootsooí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. The population was 3,624 at the 2010 census.
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It was revealed on June 13th, 2007 that Charles Robinett perished in Lubbock, Texas. Robinett was 60 years old and was born in Fort Defiance, AZ. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles's life.
It was built on valuable grazing land that the federal government then prohibited the Navajo people from using. Continued Navajo raids in the area led Brigadier General James H. The Navajo Treaty of 1868 allowed those interned to return to a portion of their land, and Fort Defiance was reestablished as an Indian agency that year. Carleton to send Kit Carson to impose order. Carleton's "solution" was brutal: thousands of starving Navajo were forced to the Long Walk of the Navajo Walk and interned near Fort Sumner, New Mexico, much of their livestock was destroyed.
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