NPR did a story on Navajo-Churro sheep and the endangered cultures that depended on them.
Sacred Sheep Revive Navajo Tradition, For Now
For as long as anyone can remember, Churro sheep have been central to Navajo life and spirituality, yet the animal was nearly exterminated in modern times by outside forces who deemed it an inferior breed. Now, on a Navajo reservation of northern Arizona and New Mexico, the Churro is being shepherded back to health. Read More