Navajo Nation

Uranium poisons Navajo neighborliness
Local Navajos lead the fight against Hydro Resources Inc.'s plan to leach uranium from groundwater at three sites on or near the Navajo Reservation.
Western voices
Western voices
A collection of essays explores the quirky, the mundane and the surreal of our unique West, from coffee-hauling llamas to Navajo tacos and more.
What is a Navajo taco?
Curiosity leads a writer to research the origins of Taco Time's "Navajo Taco."
Two tribes, two religions, vie for a place in the desert
The religious and political differences between Navajo and Hopi Indians who share the same land are highlighted when Navajo police arrest Hopis for gathering eagles for religious purposes.
Prayers generate hope and bring showers
The drought helps spur a religious resurgence for traditional Navajos, as shown by a ceremony on Colorado's Hesperus Peak, one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Navajo lore.
Heard around the West
Navajo football broadcast, George Nethercutt not a good listener, fish visitors comment, Wanaleiya resort in Nevada, Iowa romance, cold weather in the Dakotas, big and little DIAs.
Heard Around the West
Small town getting too big; four-wheel drive dangers; economic whimpers from Los Alamos; political wackiness in the NW; carting salmon around Elk Creek Dam; thrifty farmers; Navajo language wins wars; snakes in Navajo schools.
Heard around the West
Nike ads, MTV in Utah, toll attendants on Navajo lands, French tourists in Utah, DIA woes, cows in suburbia, freon in Arizona.
Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers
Japanese-born photographer Kenji Kawano documents the Navajo Marines' "code talkers" of World War II in a new book.
Heard Around the West
Want ads for sheepherders, straw bale houses on the Navajo Reservation, women in the Forest Service, betting on the planet's future, New Era philanthropy, seminars on "how to stay calm."
Heard Around the West
Utah exempts peace pipes; Arizona tribe wants to protect air; new Navajo Pres. Hale asks for pardon for Peter MacDonald; eating buffalo in Ronan, Mont.; wise-use newsletter, "The Courier'; Democrats in Oregon's Wallowa County.
Land-grant professor offers Navajo herds a helping hand
Lyle McNeal tries to improve economic and environmental conditions on the Navajo reservation.
Trying to save two of the parts
Lyle McNeal of Utah State devotes himself to bringing back the Navajo's Churro sheep.
'People of the Earth' stress 'natural laws'
Dineh CARE earns reputation as a Navajo environmental group, but is involved in many other areas.
Navajo-Hopi land compromise is near
Navajo and Hopi tribes may reach a compromise in battle over rights to desert lands.
Navajo: Portrait of a Nation
Photos and short review of Joel Grimes' book, Navajo: Portrait of a Nation.
Crisis for tribal sawmill
The Navajo Nation's logging company is bankrupt and the forestry program is in trouble according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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.
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