The Friends of Hubbell
National Historic Site Welcomes You!


The National Park Service has a great Interpretive team at the Southern Four Corners Group of Parks.
Here is a little background information on the dedicated and knowledgeable staff at Hubbell Trading Post NHS.

William Yazzie William Yazzie is originally from the Spider Rock area of Canyon de Chelly. He started working for the National Park Service as a volunteer, then as an intern and seasonal Park Guide before his permanent position with the Visitor and Resource Protection Division. He is now the Lead Park Ranger at Hubbell Trading Post NHS where he oversees Interpretation, Visitor Services and Community Outreach. William is also a talented artist who shares his passion for silversmithing with visitors. William is the second generation in his family to work with the National Park Service with his father retiring as Chief Ranger from Canyon de Chelly National Monument.
William Yazzie LaShanna Deschine has family ties to the Sunrise area near Ganado. She started working in the park as an Information Assistant with Western Parks and Monuments Association before starting her NPS career as a Park Guide at Canyon de Chelly National Monument. She relocated to Hubbell Trading Post NHS several years ago and learned the process of traditional Navajo weaving. LaShanna shares her enthusiasm for weaving with visitors and coordinates many of the weaving events to host talented artists from the area.
William Yazzie Alvis Burbank grew up in the Many Farms area and has a background in construction. He came to work at the park as seasonal staff helping to cut invasive species and helping the Maintenance crew at Canyon de Chelly. He is now a Park Guide at Hubbell Trading Post NHS where he extends a helping hand at community events and works with the Junior Ranger program. Alvis shares his love of the outdoors as well as his love of art and history with visitors who take time for a Hubbell Home tour.
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