Category Archives: Native America Issues
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For more than four years, developers have been promising rapid approval by the Navajo Nation Council of a bill in support of “Grand Canyon Escalade”, a proposed resort located above the sacred confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers, … Continue reading
The New York Times just published a front-page story highlighting threats facing the Grand Canyon. Reporter Adam Nagourney managed to weave together three thorny issues (Escalade, Tusayan & the concession contract), while offering an overview of the chronic issue: people … Continue reading
“We never had any input….We don’t want this,” Save the Confluence coalition member Delores Wilson-Aguirre declares in a new video against a proposed mega-resort on the rim and tramway into Grand Canyon. Pushing aside local grazing permit holders Scottsdale developer … Continue reading
Thanks to the tremendous generosity of donors near and far, North Leupp Family Farms (NLFF) has exceeded their fundraising goal of $13,124 in matching funds needed to keep the $26,268 Value Added Producer Grant for socially disadvantaged farmers they were awarded by … Continue reading
Doing a lot with little. Near the western edge of the Navajo reservation, non-profit North Leupp Family Farms uses solar panels to power irrigation systems and traditional farming practices passed down through generations. About thirty Navajo families grow corn, squash … Continue reading