Frequently Asked Questions

Please review our FAQ's to see if they answer your question before contacting the Navajo Nation. Thank you!

How can I become an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation? How can I find my Navajo Roots? (Ancestry)

How can I find information about travelling to the Navajo Reservation?

Where can I find more information about Navajo Arts & Crafts?

I would like some information about the Navajo Language. Who do I talk to?

I am interested in working for the Navajo Nation. Where can I download an employment application?

You may have some program/department specific questions, try visiting our Government Page for information on contacting that specific program/department. There is also a telephone directory listing on that page.


How can I become an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation? How can I find my Navajo Roots? (Ancestry)

A person MUST be at least 1/4 (one quarter) Navajo to be enrolled as a member of the Navajo Nation. To determine if you are eligible for tribal membership, contact the Navajo tribe.

How can I find information about travelling to the Navajo Reservation?

Navajo Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 9000, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Telephone: 928-871-6386 or 928-729-4020

Individual tribes determine tribal membership. Additional resources links to trace Native American ancestry are provide below:

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Phone: 202-208-3100

Contact the Navajo tribe to see if they have records of your ancestors.

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How can I find information about travelling to the Navajo Reservation?

When planning a trip to visit the Navajo Reservation, there are a variety of resources to find information about roads, parks, lodging, etc. Some of these resources are listed below:

The Navajo Nation Tourism Department
P.O. Box 663, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Visitor Services: (928) 871-6436

Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 2520, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Telephone: (928) 871-6647

U.S. National Park Service

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Where can I find more information about Navajo Arts & Crafts?

There are several resources for this topic, one resource is listed below:

The Navajo Nation Museum
P.O. Box 1840, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Visitor Services: (928) 871-7941

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I would like some information about the Navajo Language. Who do I talk to?

There are several resources for this topic, one resource is listed below:

Office of the Navajo Nation Library
P.O. Box 9040, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Telephone: (928) 871-6376

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I am interested in working for the Navajo Nation. Where can I download an employment application?

The Navajo Nation gives preference in employment to enrolled members of the Navajo Tribe in accordance with the provisions of the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (15 N.N.C.§601 - §619). For more information, please visit:

There are several resources for this topic, one resource is listed below:

The Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management
P.O. Box 7080, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Telephone: (928) 871-6330

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If none of the above are able to answer your question(s), contact the Navajo Nation at:

The Navajo Nation
P.O. Box 9000, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Telephone: (928) 871-6000

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