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In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
November 20, 2017
The number of Americans with a favorable view of Mexico has grown, while the number of Mexicans with a favorable view of the United States has declined, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.
October 31, 2017
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President Donald Trump is shrinking two national monuments in Utah. This follows the Interior secretary’s review and recommendations.
October 27, 2017
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The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11.3 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
October 25, 2017
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Lobby groups representing automakers, suppliers and dealerships are trying to convince President Donald Trump that the North American Free Trade Agreement is worth keeping.
October 24, 2017
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Thirty-eight percent of National Park Service employees experienced harassment or discrimination on the job over the last year preceding an agency-wide survey, according to results released Oct. 13 at the Grand Canyon.
October 13, 2017
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The Navajo Nation is reviewing potential buyers of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. The tribe is under a tight deadline to keep the plant from shutting down.
October 10, 2017
The federal government awarded Gallup, New Mexico $1.5 million for its detox center, which borders the Navajo Nation.
October 09, 2017
Indigenous Peoples Day Arizona
On Oct. 9 many cities across the United States will opt to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day over Columbus Day.
October 09, 2017
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
October 06, 2017

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