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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.

  • 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 life and death of Desert Rock

    The life and death of Desert Rock

    The Navajo Nation's proposed 1,500-megawatt coal plant always rested on shaky ground. Now, it may collapse entirely.

  • Native power in Tucson

    Native power in Tucson

    HCN sponsors a conference on energy development and environmental activism on the Hopi and Navajo reservations; visitors; planning; corrections.

  • Indians vs. Greens?

    Indians vs. Greens?

    In a controversial resolution, Hopi and Navajo politicians have told environmentalists – including grassroots Indian groups – that they are not welcome on the Rez.

  • Shifting sands in Navajoland

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

  • Tribe takes on toxic waste

    The Navajo Nation creates its own version of Superfund

  • 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.

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