“A group of courageous Navajo families who are fighting to save their sacred connection to their land. They welcome the opportunities for economic prosperity, but not at the expense of their culture,” Redford says in the video.
The Navajo Nation Resources and Development Committee has shelved the proposal to build a gondola tram leading down to the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers.
Navajo chapters vote to support Navajo land users affected by a proposed mega-tourist resort at the Grand Canyon Eastern Rim.
A panel of the Navajo Nation Council has scheduled a public meeting about the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade bill for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Bodaway/Gap Chapter.
Crystal Chapter threw its support behind Bodaway/Gap grazing permit holders and land users.
In a powerful new video released Thursday, Robert Redford speaks out against a proposed tourist resort and tramway to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
The meeting to discuss a proposed mega-tourist resort at the Grand Canyon is Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Bodaway/Gap Chapter.
A bill to allow outside developers to build a controversial tram and tourist stop at the Confluence has slipped into an eery state of limbo, and its sponsor has gone silent on what his next move will be to push the widely opposed legislation.
After a tribal committee unanimously shot down a proposal to build a tourist resort at The Confluence, the Navajo Nation Council will hold a daylong work session to “study” the proposed development. But critics say the move is little more than a way for supporters of the project to lobby council members.
Grand Canyon Escalade Bill is on the agenda of Navajo Nation Council’s Resources and Development Committee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in New Mexico.
Mike Popejoy Just before 5 a.m. on Sunday at the Hopi Tribal Complex in Kykotsmovi the air is still and the sky dark. The scene has the feeling of the calm after a deep breath. Soon headlights start piercing through the black, and as more and more people...
The Navajo Nation’s Law and Order Committee unanimously turned down Grand Canyon Escalade at Monday’s public meeting at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. The Escalade bill, filed in late August by council delegate Ben Bennett, who does not represent the western side...
The effort by 22 people on an 80-mile relay run to draw attention to efforts to save the Confluence has won the praise of Hopi Tribe Chairman Herman Honanie. “Lolma Lolma. kwakwa for taking this great step,” Honanie wrote in a statement on the morning of the run, Sunday, Oct. 9.
Bring your prepared remarks to Monday’s public meeting about the Grand Canyon Escalade because the committee will likely allow statements, Navajo Legislative officials said.
“The Confluence” by Courtney Blackmer-Raynolds explores how the physical landscapes of the Grand Canyon shape the cultural, emotional and spirual landscapes of the Navajo people who inhabit it.
Navajo elected officials have decided to postpone and move the first hearing on a proposal to build a gondola tram into the Grand Canyon. In an official meeting today, the Navajo Nation Law and Order committee voted 3-0 to postpone and move the hearing. The committee...