Amanda Podmore

Grand Canyon Director

Amanda Podmore - Favorites

Plateau favorites
Little-known facts
  • Was once a ballroom dance instructor
  • Has been making jewelry since college
  • Served in the Peace Corps in Rwanda
  • Best trip ever was a 25-day winter Grand Canyon rafting trip
Favorite books
  • Germinal by Émile Zola
  • Fire on the Plateau by Charles Wilkinson
  • The Quiet American by Graham Greene
  • Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

Amanda's Blog


The Navajo Nation and communities along the haul route oppose uranium transport from Grand Canyon region mine.

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A new federal policy requiring tribal consent for dams on tribal lands is a historic victory for tribal sovereignty across the United States.

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Currently, developers don't have to get permission from tribes when applying for dam permits on tribal lands.

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