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  • Touring Indian Country via footrace

    Touring Indian Country via footrace

    How to run in a reservation race that's both sport and cultural tradition. Subscribers only

  • The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities

    The Latest: Mt. Taylor uranium mines still haunt Navajo communities

    A permit for an inactive mine may be renewed.

  • Diné activist protests wastewater-to-snow scheme

    Diné activist protests wastewater-to-snow scheme

    Fighting for the environment is just part of this Navajo's cultural identity.

  • Vagabond writer Craig Childs on 20,000 years of wanderlust

    Vagabond writer Craig Childs on 20,000 years of wanderlust

    The author traces the paths of peoples that have wandered the earth for centuries, from Alaska to the Southwest.

  • The great New Mexican juniper massacre

    The great New Mexican juniper massacre

    On public land in New Mexico, firewood-hunters have illegally cut down hundreds of old-growth juniper trees, much to the dismay of the Bureau of Land Management and environmental activists.

  • When the sacred becomes toxic

    When the sacred becomes toxic

    As Native Americans use religion to save their sacred places, they need to remember that conflicts framed around faith often have unhappy endings.

  • In Large and Sunlit Land

    Peter Chilson ponders the parallel fates of two lovely and ravaged lands: The Southwest desert in America and the West Coast of Africa.

  • Two weeks in the West

    No yellow snow for Snowbowl; gonorrhea and meth: a match made in hell; split-estate bills in New Mexico and Colorado; Montana’s green energy bills languish; “Rocky Mountain High” second Colorado state song, bolo tie is official New Mexico neckwear.

  • Undaunted muckraker

    Navajo Times reporter Marley Shebala is a fiercely determined journalist whose investigative reporting has helped bring down two tribal presidents

  • Navajos pay for industry's mistakes

    The federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act was created to compensate uranium miners and mill workers sickened by their jobs, but on the Navajo Reservation, Dr. Bruce Baird Struminger says the program has proved flawed

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