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NPR Story on Cigarette Smoking Prevention Policies on Reservations


Walking onto the gaming floor at the Twin Arrows Casino near Flagstaff, Ariz., is a sensory-rich experience, with winning bells and slot machine jingles a constant.

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Four Corners, Candidly

Some people, like my husband, look forward to a pilgrimage to the Four Corners Monument: a cement square established by the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department, six miles north of Teec Nos Pos, Arizona. 313 more words


Violence Is Common Sense for Natives Living in Border Town, USA

Melanie K. Yazzie


In the early morning hours of July 19, 2014 three teenagers entered an empty dirt parking lot in Albuquerque’s Westside. The lot is well known as a sleeping site for the homeless. 1,427 more words


My Journey to the Navajo Nation

Greetings from the Navajo Nation! I arrived in Shiprock, NM on Sunday, Aug. 10th, and have been blown away by the beauty of the landscape. 837 more words

Navajo Code Talkers March Again (Updated Aug. 16 with quote)

The Navajo Code Talkers were out in full force on Thursday in Window Rock, Navajo Nation, for National Navajo Code Talker Day.

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Pt. 1 - Border Town USA: an Ugly Reality Many Natives Call Home

“Border Town, USA” Series – Indian Country Today Media Network

This is this first piece of a series on border town violence in Indian Country Today Media. 43 more words

Border Towns

Navajo's That Girl

Passing back up into Utah we entered Navajo Nation. This area of the country is its own district, and technically it’s own governance. Though it still has to follow certain federal laws it has its own president and it’s own laws, including the legalisation of certain hallucinogenics, which it is allowed to transport from Mexico. 593 more words