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Navajo Tacos / by Anne Hoffman | June 27, 2014

Navajo Tacos

From the moment Americans learned of Mexican food, they’ve wanted it. And where Mexican meets Native American, the results are just as tasty. Crispy, chewy frybread meets the spices and fillings familiar to people throughout the Southwest in the Navajo taco. But its origins are mysterious.

Navajo Taco Via Martha T from Flickr

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Anne Hoffman is an award-winning narrative journalist who loves the West and Latin America. She's photographed behind the scenes at the Miss San Francisco contest, written long-form narrative about Chile’s cultural flowering after its 17-year dictatorship, and produced a radio documentary about the mystery of the Navajo Taco.

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