Traveling around the country can be both a rewarding and enriching experience. Many travel nurses say that there is no better feeling than learning about new cultures while advancing their career skills. Katherine Stewart was an AB Staffing employee for a year before going permanent. She now works in Supai, a facility that AB Staffing hires for that is located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Supai village has been referred to as “the most remote community” in the contiguous United States by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is accessible only by helicopter, on foot or by mule. The picture above is of Katherine is at the helicopter pad and the other pics below are of the service unit and the falls that are in Supai.
Havasupai means people of the blue-green waters. The spectacular waterfalls and isolated community within the Havasupai Indian Reservation attract thousands of visitors each year.
The Havasupai are intimately connected to the water and the land. Supai is one of the “best-kept secrets” in America despite the fact that the Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most famous and most visited attractions in the United States.
Havasupai means “people of the blue-green waters.” The name comes from vibrant blue-green waters of Havasu Creek as it flows through Havasu Canyon and through Supai until it flows into the Colorado River. The Havasupai tribe is the smallest Indian Nation in America totaling about 600 people. Before the arrival of Europeans, this Yuman-speaking population once laid claim to an area the size of Delaware. Today, the Havasupai people continue to cultivate their crops and weave baskets but their primary source of revenue is through tourism. Each year more than 20,000 visitors hike their way to the village that falls on the way to the spectacular waterfalls of Havasu Canyon.
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