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Arizona Highways, August 2005
02 DEAR EDITOR
03 ALL WHO WANDER Our editor finds beauty on a trackway of extinction.
04 VIEWFINDER Highways photographs made natural history.
05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
08 IN SEARCH OF TRUE-BLUE WATER perhaps it’s mostly a misnomer, that “blueness” we yearn for, but Arizona does have two remote locations where the river color dazzles visitors. By Ruth Rudner. Photographs by David Muench
16 KAYAKERES EXPLORE THE ‘RE-EMERGING’ GLEN CANYON Several years of drought have drastically reduced lake Powell’s water level, allowing boaters and hikers to investigate long-hidden geology. Written and photographed by Gary Ladd
28 FINDING HAPPINESS AND TRUTH AMONG TROUT Every angler ha a reason for doing his thing, but our editor has found a blissful purpose that goes beyond the fish. By Peter Aleshire
32 PORTFOLIO Navajo County Through a Son’s Eyes. Photographer-author LeRoy DeJolie takes readers inside his homeland in Navajoland: a Native Son Shares His Legacy, recently published by Arizona Highways Books. Forword by Tony Hillerman. Photographs by LeRoy DeJolie
38 HISTORY Geronimo’s Influence Evolved From His Powers. The Celebrated Apache warrior and medicine man thought himself resistant to bullets- just one of his spiritual beliefs that increased his authority. By Sharon Magee
41 ALONG THE WAY If you gave old-time cowboy Earl Lightfoot a horse and a rope, he was liable to lasso something.
44 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE White Mountain apache reservation. A drive across the storied lands of east-central Arizona reveals why the tribe fought to protect them.
48 HIKE OF THE MONTH The Painted Bluff Trails 11 miles pass through historical copper country in sight of Morenci Mine.
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