User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Places :: Native American Lands
Last updated: Feb 15 2019 24:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Environmental victories don’t guarantee economic justice 14.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without a just transition, the Navajo Generating Station closure will have harmful consequences.
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How trafficking in Indigenous communities has been ignored under Trump 23.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In 2017, the Department of Justice canceled a landmark human trafficking study.
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The metalheads of the Navajo Nation 25.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
See photos of the thriving music scene in backyards, abandoned houses and parking lot shows.
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A tale of two housing crises, rural and urban 5.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
How one Indigenous family is navigating two very different housing problems.
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The insanity of wild horse management 25.12.2017 Current Issue
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Native voices aren’t being heard on Bears Ears 21.12.2017 Writers on the Range
Members of the Navajo Nation are not ‘conquered subjects.’
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Lawsuits challenge Trump’s trim of Utah monuments 20.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Reductions in Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante exclude thousands of significant objects.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellow cake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Hey, Trump: Navajo Elders Aren’t Your Political Props 7.12.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Your support is crucial to keeping ethical journalism alive! Donate now to keep our writers on the streets, covering the most important issues and beats. Acting by fiat and claiming the opposite has been a hallmark of this presidency. On Monday in Salt Lake City, President Trump announced he was reducing the Bears Ears National Monument  by 85 percent , from 1.3 million acres to 201,876 acres -- despite it being unclear whether he has the legal right to do so under the Antiquities Act. "Your timeless bond with the outdoors should not be replaced with the whims of regulators thousands and thousands of miles away," he assured supporters inside the state Capitol as hundreds protested outside (an estimated 5,000 had protested the expected reduction of Bears Ears and Grand Escalante National Monuments at the Capitol  the day before ). And yet, strangely, fellow heads of state from five indigenous nations (Navajo Nation, Hopi, Zuni, Ute Mountain Ute, and Uintah and Ouray Ute) which have a "timeless bond" with ...
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Utah national monuments face dramatic reductions 5.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cutbacks to Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears spark protests and lawsuits.
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A Vision for the Navajo Nation in One Farm's Sustainability 23.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
This story is part of the  State of Change project , produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. This story originally appeared on High Country News . When the oil and gas industry takes a dive, or when extractive industries tank, so do economies in rural areas, where a lot of jobs come from drilling, mining and power plants. A business incubator is helping entrepreneurs on the Navajo Nation with the idea that local skills and talents -- and cash flowing in and out of local businesses -- are key to independence from environmentally damaging corporations.  There are about a thousand or so residents in Leupp on the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona. They drive about an hour to get to a supermarket with fresh fruits and vegetables. Farmer Stacey Jensen is trying to change that by growing and trading food. "Like for example, I'll get apricots and peaches from Monavie, Tuba City area, get some beans from Hopi, from the mesas, then down here, Apache, I know they have some really good corn," ...
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A map of language charted by Navajo philosophy 13.11.2017 Current Issue
Esther Belin is trying to shape a uniquely Navajo way of writing.
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A vision for the Navajo Nation in one farm’s sustainability 1.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Local businesses keep jobs and money circulating within their communities.
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Navajo small businesses help stabilize booms and busts 1.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
To build a sustained community, the Navajo Nation experiments with entrepreneurs.
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On Indigenous Peoples Day, We Fight for Our Existence -- and Our Liberation 9.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A Water Protector looks on at burned tractors at the Standing Rock camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, on October 12, 2016. (Photo: Irina Groushevaia ) Indigenous Peoples Day, in these deeply unsettled times, celebrates our voices, our presence, our bodies in the streets, our scholarship and our writings. This day becomes another occasion to refuse to be silent about sustained violence against Indigenous peoples. A Water Protector looks on at burned tractors at the Standing Rock camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, on October 12, 2016. (Photo: Irina Groushevaia ) The only way Truthout can maintain a sanctuary for real, independent news is with your support. Make a tax-deductible donation today! It is as predictable as any other annual US holiday or commemoration: National mainstream media devote sound bites to Columbus Day and the meaning of Christopher Columbus' voyage to the "New World," while Columbus Day sales hit the stores. Meanwhile, op-eds and letters to the editor register Indigenous people's ...
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The Navajo Nation has a wild horse problem 6.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The population is exploding, but the tribe doesn’t have funding to manage it.
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Religious communities are taking on climate change 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Churches that have long played a role in social justice are stepping up.
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Uranium pervades homes on and near Navajo Nation 27.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
EPA budget cuts threaten to slow a long-overdue cleanup.
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What a doctor learns after a life’s work 21.8.2017 Current Issue
A pediatrician reflects on his work in Navajo Nation.
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