Funeral Homes in Fort Defiance, AZ

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Fort Defiance.

Suburbs of Fort Defiance: White Clay.

Zip codes in the city: 86504.

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Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup

We are committed to providing exceptional care and service to our families as well as receiving everlasting recognition for the careful stewardship of our families' most cherished memories. Each of our locations is distinctive, with beautifully...

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Nearby Funeral Homes for Fort Defiance

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Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup
1830 Barbara Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
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Rollie Mortuary Incorporated
401 Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM 87301
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Sunset Memorial Park
4 66th Ave W
Gallup, NM 87347
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Tse Bonito Mortuary
16 Alma Dr
Gallup, NM 86515

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.

Fort Defiance Obituaries

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.

History

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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