CEO: Navajo Housing Authority has its challenges. But like those who play ‘Rez Ball,’ we never give up.
By AJ Yazzie | Arizona Republic
Growing up on the Navajo reservation, I loved playing basketball. Called “Rez Ball,” Navajos are known to play a fierce game. I learned a lot from playing ball.
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As a player, you have to be quick, determined, and practice daily. As part of a team, you learn accountability, teamwork, diligence and to never give up. A lot of people ask, “Why are folks on Navajo so good at basketball?” It is because we never give up.