Darian Rae Nevayaktewa

Nevayaktewa, circa 2008

  • Missing Since 06/19/2008
  • Missing From Kykotsmovi, Arizona
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Native American
  • Age 19 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'9 - 6'1, 170 - 180 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white Carolina Basketball t-shirt, dark blue jeans or black pants, black high-top size 11 All-Star Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers and a black baseball cap.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Native American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Nevayaktewa's nickname is Ootie. His ears are pierced and he has a tattoo of the words "Lil G" on his right upper arm. He is a member of the Hopi Pueblo tribe.

Details of Disappearance

Nevayaktewa was last seen near Pumpkin Seed Hill in the village of Kykotsmovi on the Hopi Indian Reservation in Arizona on June 19, 2008. He disappeared after going to a gathering and has never been heard from again.

At the time of his disappearance, Nevayaktewa was on a summer visit to the reservation, where his father lived; his usual home was in New Mexico with his mother. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Hopi Agency
  • 928-738-2235
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Flagstaff, Arizona Office
  • 928-774-0631
  • Phoenix Police Department
  • 602-261-8065

Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated December 12, 2023; details of disappearance updated.