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Special Information for the week of November 22, 1997


Rafting the Grand Canyon

Hal Cannon is a folklorist and founding director of the Western Folklife Center. Last summer, he and his wife -- writer Teresa Jordan joined a group for their first rafting trip down the Colorado River, through the heart of the Grand Canyon. This is the story of their journey.

Grand Canyon journal was produced for The Savvy Traveler by Mary Beth Kirchner and Robert Rand with support from the R. Harold Burton Foundation.

A few companies that offer river rafting:

Arizona River Runners - Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trips, starting from 3,6,7,8 and 13 day


Rudy mentions the following:

Alamo Car Rental: 800-327-9633

To learn about Native American cultural tours and schedules of Powwows:

South Dakota Tourist Board: 605-773-3301

Navaho Department of Tourism: 520-871-6436

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