Navajo Nation

The mission continues: Save our oldest trees
A letter written by Navajo activist Leroy Jackson one week before his death defends old-growth trees.
Inquiry into activist's death continues
Inquiry into the death of Navajo activist Leroy Jackson continues.
Hopi-Navajo settlement runs aground
A ranch withdrawn from sale by Babbitt family members affects settlement of Navajo-Hopi land dispute.
Hopi-Navajo dispute enters new phase
In a bold move to resolve the bitter land dispute between the Hopi and Navajo tribes, the United States government is attempting to award the Native Americans about 500,000 acres surrounding Flagstaff.
Uranium has decimated Navajo miners
In a Navajo community of 1,000 just west of the New Mexico state line, many families are trying to cope with the loss of loved ones and the sight of numerous others slowly dying from lung cancer.
Uranium has decimated Navajo miners
Uranium has decimated Navajo miners
In a Navajo community of 1,000 just west of the New Mexico state line, many families are trying to cope with the loss of loved ones and the sight of numerous others slowly dying from lung cancer.
Utah's land board threatens to kill its hostages
On July 12, the Utah Board of State Lands and Forestry voted unanimously to approve a draft "marketing plan" to sell off 116,000 acres of state-owned-lands within Arches National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the Navajo and Goshute Indian reservations.
Tribes say rights hearing hurts sovereignty
The Navajo Tribe objects to hearings held by the U.S. Civil Rights Commission to examine tribal courts and freedom of the press on reservations.
Navajo leader MacDonald shuts reservation's newspaper
Six weeks after he said, "I have returned to serve my people," Navajo Tribal Chairman Peter MacDonald shocked many by closing down a newspaper.
The two-party system is back
The two-party system is back
People in the West voted as Nevadans, North Dakotans and Oregonians, not as participants in a national plebiscite. See election results from 10 states and the Navajo Nation.
Indians and environmentalists drift apart
The Navajo Tribe's decision to build another mammoth coal-fired plant in the Four Corners area is a hard blow to what has been a natural alliance.
Uranium mines and mills may have caused birth defects among Navajo Indians
Down the dusty back roads of the Navajo Nation, scientists are tracking an invisible killer which may be responsible for the maiming of hundreds of Navajo children.
Uranium mines and mills may have caused birth defects among Navajo Indians
Uranium mines and mills may have caused birth defects among Navajo Indians
Down the dusty back roads of the Navajo Nation, scientists are tracking an invisible killer which may be responsible for the maiming of hundreds of Navajo children.
Zah warns that mining is not a panacea
Navajo Tribal Chairman Peterson Zah told the Council of Energy Resource Tribes members here last month that they should not look at energy resources as the answer to all the problems that exist on their reservations.
Navajos, utility agree to talk
The Navajo tribe and Public Service Company of New Mexico have stopped struggling for control over 35,000 acres of coal-rich land south of Farmington. Instead, they've begun to negotiate a partnership to jointly develop a power plant there.
Water watchdogs neglect the Navajo
Water watchdogs neglect the Navajo
A congressional investigation has found that there may be serious undiscovered drinking water problems on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Water watchdogs neglect the Navajo
A congressional investigation has found that there may be serious undiscovered drinking water problems on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Navajos protest land partition, relocation
The Navajos have taken their protest of the Navajo and Hopi Land Settlement Act to an international jury.
OSM pressured to okay mine on Navajo land
Despite serious reservations at the federal Office of Surface Mining, political pressure may force the approval of a coal strip mine on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.
Sun offers prosperity without disruption
Members of the Navajo Tribe and local Indian pueblos have formed the Native American Appropriate Technology Action Council as a way to develop and promote technologies like solar that are cheap, decentralized, and that generate a spirit of self-determination.
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