technically, since a Navajo does OWN the land, WHY even bother to renovate or improve the land or trailer lot? The land is LEASED by the US Federal Government through its localized Navajo offices.This thread is really funny.
We know why there are trailers on the Rez because no one loans money for homes out there.
What are the others excuse for the Trailer Lifestyle.
And the because it is cheaper doesn't pan out. By the time you figure in depreciation of a trailer they become quite expensive to own, even if well cared for.
What other group in the United States today has its own US Bureau as in Bureau of Indian Affairs?