Dine' Bich'iya Ba'
Summit For Navajo Food
This summit, 'For Navajo Food', brought together the many stakeholders in the Navajo Nation San Juan River Irrigation System to address the maintenance and management of the system. Participants in the meeting were personally invited and registered to confirm their participation.
Addressing the long-term problems hampering the efficient management of the Navajo Nation San Juan River Irrigation System enables the tribe to employ more people and address food security of its people.
This summit was organized by the San Juan River Farm Board and sponsored by Rocky Mountain Farmers Union.
This website serves as a repository of material for this initiative.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
9am - 4pm
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
9am - 4pm
Check-in 8:30 am Tuesday morning.
San Juan College
Farmington, New Mexico
Sandhya Tillotson, Sagebrush Ltd., Group Process Facilitator
Tom Chee, Content Expert Facilitator
Overview of the irrigation system history, challenges and needs
Establish collaborative inter-agency relationships
Master plan initiated
Commitment to Action
Desired Impact: Efficient irrigation to grow crops and feed people