It Has Become Beauty Again.
Our friend Jon Yazzie from Dzil Ta’ah Adventures is featured in this beautiful film documenting his journey back home to connect with his Native land through bikepacking and ultimately find his place in the world…
Jon Yazzie struggled to connect to his cultural identity for some time, leading him to make poor choices and lack a sense of belonging. It wasn’t until he made his way back to his Navajo home that he could regain that connection and feel at peace with himself. Our friends from Why Cycles just sent over this lovely film by Austin Smock about Jon and his journey. Watch it below and scroll down for more about Dzil Ta’ah Adventures and the Navajo Youth Bikepack Series…
“The love I was missing wasn’t just from my family but it was actually from the Earth.”
“I found my cultural significance and my part in the world through a bike.”
Dzil Ta’ah Adventures and the Navajo Youth Bikepack Series
Jon Yazzie and Nadine Johnson of Dzil Ta’ah Adventures offer bikepacking and bikerafting tours for disadvantaged youth in the Navajo Nation, providing kids with the opportunity to experience the their land on bicycles and packrafts within the Navajo and Four Corners regions. Learn more at dziltaahadventures.com
“The end result of our program is that kids have a better understanding of their culture, and a better understanding of our creation stories and how everything around us ties back to those stories.”
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