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Coyote Waits (2003)

Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Candice Costello ...
Jen
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Ashie Pinto
Gary Kanin ...
Judge
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Sheila Tousey ...
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Doctor
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Janet Pete
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Slick Nakai
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Mary Keeyani
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John McGinnis
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Blue Lady
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Hosteen Nakai
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Huan Ji
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Jay Kennedy, FBI
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Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Two Navajo cops race to unravel a dangerous web of myth, murder, and greed.

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Leggende Navajo  »

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Trivia

Joe Leaphorn reveals in his conversation with Taka Ji that he graduated from Arizona State University. See more »

Goofs

The scene with Leaphorn and his wife looking at the rock painting "I LOVE JEN". You can see the cameramen and camera in Leaphorn's sun classes. See more »

Quotes

John McGinnis: Notice how he gets right to the point? That's unusual for a Navajo.
[to Emma about Joe]
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Follows Skinwalkers (2002) See more »

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8 July 2004 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

OMG!!!! It was so cool to see home on the small screen, I just moved out east and was missing the Frontier, and there it was on PBS. You could see UNM in the background. That's where I used to eat, and I used to waltz around that campus!!!! I love any movie that films in my home state; there aren't any real mountains out here. Just grass. Having read the book and seeing it translated onto film is always hard because most of the flow and context is lost. Hillerman has developed these characters over a series of novels, and his fans are familiar with them and need no guidelines. For those that haven't read the book, they probably got lost in the story line. (I don't buy Adam Beach as a Navajo, he's too pretty. The acting itself is fine, though.)


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