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Many Native Americans can't get clean water, report finds 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
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Behind the Story: How I learned to love 'rez golf' 17.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A reporter dives into the world of golf on the Navajo reservation.

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Hydro company proposes to dam Little Colorado River east of Grand Canyon 9.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

A recently formed Phoenix-based company wants to construct dams for power generation on a tributary of the Colorado River beloved by rafters and canyon adventurers.

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Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliffs of Mesa Verde National Park home will be repatriated as part of an agreement between Finland and the United States.
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On a vast reservation, female Navajo officers patrol with bulletproof vests and protective amulets 13.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Female officers are a key part of the understaffed Navajo Nation Police Department's approach to one of the toughest policing jobs in America.

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Navajo Nation's LGBTQ pride event celebrates a return to the culture's history 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last month, photographer Cayla Nimmo documented the scenes of Dine Pride in Window Rock, Ariz. The festivities were in the shadow of the Navajo Nation's same-sex marriage ban.
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The 2020 census is coming. Will Native Americans be counted? 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary
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New Mexico man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex assault on Ute Mountain Ute Reservation 5.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A New Mexico man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison for a sexual assault committed on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in southwestern Colorado.
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Grand Junction bomb squad called after improvised gun goes off in backpack, wounds man 5.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Police say the bomb squad was called to examine a backpack after an improvised gun went off inside it and wounded a Colorado man.
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Man shot dead Sunday morning in southwest Denver is identified, no arrest in case 5.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A man shot dead Sunday morning in southwest Denver has been identified.
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John Pinto, WWII Code Talker and longtime New Mexico lawmaker, dies at 94 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation’s longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94.

Senate colleague Michael Padilla confirmed that Pinto died Friday in Gallup after years of suffering from various...

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Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. dies at 97 13.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fleming Begaye Sr. was one of hundreds of Navajos recruited to develop a miltary code based on their native language during World War II.
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New Report Reveals Scale of Natural Gas Waste on Navajo Nation Lands 21.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Report Reveals Scale of Natural Gas Waste on Navajo Nation Lands
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Report reveals heavy burden of energy waste, methane emissions on Navajo communities 21.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report reveals heavy burden of energy waste, methane emissions on Navajo communities
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Longmont air traffic controllers’ morale low as government shutdown drags on 23.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The majority of the 350 to 400 federal employees at the center in Longmont have been working without pay since the government shutdown on Dec. 22. Some have been furloughed and are at home with no pay.
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One of the last Navajo Code Talkers dies at 94 16.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Alfred Newman served from 1943 to 1945, transmitting codes in his native tongue which prevented the Japanese from gleaning U.S. intelligence during World War II.
Feds back off push to open land near Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes for oil and gas development 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal Bureau of Land Management officials on Tuesday delayed a push to open 18,316 acres in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve for oil and gas development, saying they will first honor a Navajo Nation request for consultation.
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Navajo Nation, EPA question plan to open land near Great Sand Dunes for oil, gas drilling 25.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
A federal push to open some of Colorado's most pristine and delicate high country to oil and gas drilling -- land near two sacred Navajo mountains touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness --  faces growing opposition.
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Trump’s Message to Tribes: Let Them Eat Yellowcake 17.12.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Uranium, it’s now part of Navajo DNA. With over 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation, people living near these mines are exposed daily to radiation exposure at a rate several times higher than normal background […]
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Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics 14.12.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members. In a statement, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said Tuesday that the tribe’s lawyer has been directed to seek restitution, damages and civil penalties based on the San Francisco bank’s alleged violations of federal, state and tribal law. The tribe alleges that employees at Wells Fargo branches on the vast reservation “routinely misled customers into opening unnecessary accounts and obtained debit and credit cards without customers’ consent.
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