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  • Tribal casinos expand and go upscale

    Tribal casinos expand and go upscale

    To attract more customers and revenue, many Western tribal casinos are adding resort hotels, golf, spas and fancy restaurants.

  • Will Navajos approve a Grand Canyon megadevelopment?

    Will Navajos approve a Grand Canyon megadevelopment?

    An audacious development proposal near Grand Canyon National Park divides a tribe and its neighbors.

  • Three days in the Four Corners

    Three days in the Four Corners

    A loop around the Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah meet, leads into a land of both historical and geological friction.

  • Navajo Windfall

    The Navajo Nation is fighting to keep uranium mining off the reservation, but eager uranium companies are determined to mine– and the federal government is on their side

  • The Latest Bounce

    Navajo Nation opens arms to coal-fired Desert Rock power plant; plan to trade public lands for schools is pulled off table; EPA has new Homeland Security position

  • Casinos coming to Navajo Nation

    After long resistance to gambling, the Navajo Nation has decided to allow casinos on the reservation

  • Navajos put more than 17 million acres off-limits

    The Navajo Nation has banned uranium mining on the reservation, but that may not stop an already-approved mining project

  • A contaminated history unearthed

    A contaminated history unearthed

    Investigative reporter Judy Pasternak describes uranium's effects on the Navajo Nation in Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed.

  • The elephant that was left out of the room …

    Indian tribes were left out of the negotiations that divvied up the Colorado River in 1922, but it’s no longer possible to ignore them – particularly in the case of the Navajo Nation.

  • Shifting sands in Navajoland

    On the drought-stricken Navajo Nation, scientist Margaret Hiza Redsteer studies the movement of sand dunes.

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