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Category: Places :: Native American Lands
Last updated: May 25 2016 05:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rolly: Bears Ears opponents posting phony fliers, letters to scare Utah Navajos 25.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Somebody is playing dirty tricks in San Juan County in an apparent attempt to turn American Indians against the proposed Bears Ears National Monument. A phony news release purportedly from the Department of Interior was posted at the post office in Bluff and in several gas stations in the county, saying the Interior Department was poised to take over more than 4 million acres of the Navajo Nation Reservation. A statement issued by Utah Dine Bikeyah (UDB), a nonprofit American Indian grass-roots ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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New Mexico sues EPA, Sunnyside Mine owners 24.5.2016 Durango Herald
New Mexico filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court against the Environmental Protection Agency, its contractor and two Colorado mine owners over the Gold King Mine spill’s impact on the state.The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New Mexico,...
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Massive Navajo farm heads into week 2 with no irrigation 23.5.2016 Durango Herald
The largest farm on the Navajo Nation has been without water for more than a week after a pipeline break, endangering food crops worth millions of dollars and threatening jobs.Most of the crops on the land managed by the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry near Farmington were planted just before the concrete pipe failed, cutting off...
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Massive Navajo farm heads into week 2 with no irrigation 23.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

The largest farm on the Navajo Nation has been without water for more than a week after a pipeline break, endangering food crops worth millions of dollars and threatening jobs. Most of the crops on the land managed by the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry near Farmington, New Mexico, were planted just before the concrete pipe […]
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Legislature expresses opposition to Bears Ears monument 19.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Legislature overwhelmingly passed a resolution Wednesday strongly opposing any new national monuments in the state without approval of lawmakers and the governor, adding fuel to the already-heated debate over the proposed Bears Ears Monument in southeastern Utah. “You expect us to stand and do nothing and say this is futile? Well I think it’s futile to do nothing,” said Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City. “We’ve got to at least stand and represent the people we’ve been elected to represen... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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"Water Is Our Life": How a Mining Disaster Affected the Navajo Nation 16.5.2016 Truthout.com
Nearly a year ago, Environmental Protection Agency contractors accidentally released 3 million gallons of acid drainage from a Colorado mine, contaminating local rivers with hazardous metals and turning the waterways yellow. Just downstream, residents of the Navajo Nation continue to face threats to their health and livelihood. Wastewater from the Gold King Mine drains into retention ponds to eliminate contamination before it flows into the Animas River near Silverton, Colorado, August 15, 2015. (Photo: Mark Holm / The New York Times) In the midst of the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, it is not surprising that the World Health Organization recently released a report documenting that the environment is responsible for almost a quarter of deaths and disease in the world. But this is not news to the Diné (Navajo) people, who believe that all parts of nature -- the water, fish, trees and stars -- are equal members of society and are so intricately connected that an imbalance in one member may ...
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Navajo Nation plans new alert system in wake of girl’s death 10.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation’s president has reacted to concerns raised by the abduction and death of an 11-year-old girl by setting a 60-day goal for establishing a new tribal alert system to provide notifications of abductions and other emergencies. Tribal President Russell Begaye announced Monday he has created a task force […]
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Thousands mourn kidnapped Navajo girl 7.5.2016 Durango Herald
FARMINGTON – She was a budding musician and talented artist, a girl whose death at the hands of a man who authorities say lured her into his van spread grief far beyond her home on the Navajo Nation.More than 3,000 people turned out Friday for Ashlynne Mike’s funeral in Farmington, weeping as images of the 11-year-old girl...
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11-year-old’s slaying spreads grief far beyond Navajo Nation 7.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — She was a budding musician and talented artist, a girl whose death at the hands of a man who authorities say lured her into his van spread grief far beyond her home on the Navajo Nation. More than 3,000 people turned out for Ashlynne Mike’s funeral in Farmington, New Mexico, weeping […]
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Thousands mourn at funeral of kidnapped Navajo girl 7.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Farmington, N.M. • Thousands of people from across the Navajo Nation and beyond shared their grief Friday at the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was lured to her death by a beckoning stranger. Authorities say Ashlynne Mike was killed after a man persuaded her and her 9-year-old brother, who had been playing near their bus stop after school, to climb into his van. The boy said the man drove them deep into the desert, and then walked off with his sister to an even more remote spot, before retur...
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Navajo girl's slaying shocks, angers small tribal community 5.5.2016 AP Top News
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) -- On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl....
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Navajo Nation reeling after suspect in 11-year-old girl's kidnapping and slaying identified as one of their own 5.5.2016 Washington Post
Navajo Nation reeling after suspect in 11-year-old girl's kidnapping and slaying identified as one of their own
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Tom Begaye, suspected in Navajo girl’s death, appears in court 5.5.2016 Durango Herald
SHIPROCK, N.M. – On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl.Hours had passed since the man had talked the girl and her brother into his van by promising to show them a movie.She begged...
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Navajos shocked as details of kidnapping death emerge 5.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl. Hours had passed since the man had talked the girl and her brother into his van while they were […]
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Girl's abduction, death leave Navajo community heartbroken 5.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
SHIPROCK, N.M. • A stranger who lured 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into his van with promises of watching a movie instead walked her into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation, a place known for its breathtaking views and a monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles. As the sun faded, the man returned alone, with a crowbar tucked in his jacket. The girl was nowhere to be seen. The girl’s 9-year-old brother, who had jumped into the van hoping to protect her — was now dis... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Abduction, murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken 4.5.2016 AP National
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) -- The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles....
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Authorities arrest suspect in death of girl on the Navajo Nation 4.5.2016 Durango Herald
A rural community on the edge of the nation’s largest American Indian reservation mourned the death of an 11-year-old girl Tuesday, and after an intensive search over remote stretches of the Navajo Nation, law enforcement officials arrested a man in connection with the girl’s death and the abduction of her younger...
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Navajo girl's body found, man arrested 4.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday evening in connection with the kidnapping and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl, whose body was found in the New Mexico desert.
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The Latest: Man arrested in connection with girl's killing 4.5.2016 AP National
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) -- The Latest on the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old girl from the Navajo Nation (all times local):...
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Authorities search for suspect in Navajo girl's death 4.5.2016 AP National
A rural community on the edge of the nation&apos;s largest American Indian reservation mourned the death of an 11-year-old girl Tuesday as authorities pored over remote stretches of the Navajo Nation in search of the man who abducted her and her younger brother....
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