About the Authors
Wil was born in Phoenix and grew up on the Navajo Nation reservation. He attended BIA boarding schools in NM as well as the Chilocco School for Indians in OK. He got his degree in social work from the University of Cincinnati, went on to become a Hollywood actor, and ordained minister. He and his wife Linda live in Newcomb, NM, where they are missionaries and pastors of the Congregational Methodist Church. Linda, a self-taught artist, grew up in Cincinnati where she worked as an elementary school librarian's assistant. Jodie Randisi taught Navajo Indians at Chinle Boarding School in Many Farms, AZ.
Beyond the Book Blog Posts
Ministers Getting Noticed on the Reservation Check out the positive press they’ve been getting. Click to download the 16-page PDF file for Navajo Neighbors’ Ministry magazine featuring Wil and Linda Yazzie. Then there’s... READ MORE
Reaching Out on The Reservation When you’ve been delivered from alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, foul language, incarceration AND homelessness—you’ve got to reach out. Nothing else will do. Wil and Linda Yazzie are doing... READ MORE