Begay, Hoskie H.: Walking On

Cottonwood, Arizona

Funeral services were held for HOSKIE H. BEGAY, 83, on November 21, at Black Mountain Mission. Interment followed at the Black Mountain Cemetery. Hoskie was born July 8, 1928, in Cottonwood. He passed away November 15, 2011.
   
Hoskie had a traditional Navajo upbringing and became a medicine man and holistic healer. He was also a sheepherder and rancher. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad as a cook and member of the steel gang, an ONEO carpenter, and Cottonwood Preschool foster parent. He liked to attend Navajo ceremonies, Native American Church, spending time with family and relatives, and liked all religious denominations. (December 1, 2011)
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