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

Goofs

When officer Chee (Adam Beach) is driving on the deserted road, passing through several small tunnels, close-ups of him behind the wheel show a roof rack instead of the light bar for his Dodge Dakota patrol vehicle. This happens twice in this series of scenes. See more »

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Janet Pete: Mr. Pinto, your family wants you home.
Ashie Pinto: You're Navajo. You know "hozho?"
Janet Pete: It means "order."
Ashie Pinto: "Harmony." The balance of all things. It's lost to me because of what I did. Do you think your law can give it back?
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Kinda slow at first......
18 November 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This was my first Hillerman experience. Maybe the slowness of the beginning is necessary, but I was wanting to check out. It got better towards the end with several interesting twists that I was glad I stayed for. I enjoyed seeing the area of the reservation (or 'rez' as they say in the movie) and hearing a bit of American Indian mythology and stories. No special effects, just good acting and a good story.


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