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of or of the ©GliAIiA lilGHT The Truth about the Navaho: Some Facts about his Land. By E. A. Allen, Reprinted from The Indian School Journal, Chilocco, Oklahoma STATE Legislature of New Mexico has issued house joint memorial No. 1 which enjoins the senate and the house of representatives the United States to allot and open the Navajo Indian and other reservations in the state to settlers. The memorial states that the Navajo reservation contains more than 2,300,000 acres of land, which makes about 1200 acres for every Indian on the reservation, which is far in excess of what a white man is allowed to securc occupy. The action of the government in withdrawing large acres of New Mexico from settlement for alleged forests and for classification in regard to mineral properties is deplored and the memorial asks that the presiding officers of each house of the legis lature of the state of New Mexico be directed to forward to the president United States and to the presiding officers and members of the senate and house representatives, to the governor and and presiding members of the state of Arizona, to the governor and presiding officers of the legislature of the state of Utah, both of which states contain parts of the Navaho Indian reservation, copies of the memorial. 'A large part of the reservation, as stated above, lies within the boi ders of Utah and the people of this state will be interested to 3.