New mexico does not neccsarily make him Navajo.. he could be one of 22 tribes.. he could be puebla.. zuni..apache.. Ute..commanche..etc..
is edward stanton his name ? I looked at the same census and it actually says his place of birth is unknown
1900 United States Federal Census about Edward Stanton
Name: Edward Stanton
Home in 1900: Fort Lewis Reservation, La Plata, Colorado
Race: Indian (Native American)
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