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...
A 3D video rendition of the proposed Escalade resort caught the ire of a key proponent, who accused the makers of possibly being on drugs at the time it was made. Lamar Whitmer, one of three partners in Confluence Partners LLC, said in an interview with KTVK-TV...
Two shepherds spied a shiny, black pickup truck crawling on dirt road near a gully that plunges into the Salt Trail Canyon in southern Bodaway. What they found inside gave them a shock.
More than 60,000 petition signatures from Navajos and also from worldwide were counted by Navajo officials. Only 131 supported the Grand Canyon Escalade.
The Escalade bill’s first hearing is 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 in Monument Valley.
Save the Confluence organizers who participated in the Navajo Nation Fair parade on Sept. 10 said one of their key opponents got a major shock.
Escalade resort bill may have its first hearing later this month; “missing comments” found and will be counted
Navajo officials said on Friday a bill that seeks a $65 million loan of the tribe to start the Escalade resort may have a hearing later this month, and online comments that were missing have been found and resubmissions have been accepted.
Navajo tribal officials said on Wednesday they counted only one-eighth of the tens of thousands of comments filed online last week opposing the proposed Escalade development.
Now that Navajo Nation Council Delegate Ben Bennett, from Eastern Navajo, has introduced legislation supporting the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade, what is next?
Opponents of the Proposed Grand Canyon Escalade sent more than 32,000 online comments to the Navajo Nation Council opposing constrtruction of a gondola and a resort at the Grand Canyon Eastern Rim.
Hopi Chairman Herman Honanie says that if the Navajo Nation approves the Grand Canyon Escalade project, the agreement that sought to resolve longstanding land disputes between the two tribes would be violated.
Navajo President Russell Begaye told a Flagstaff newspaper that he continues to oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade bill.
A proposed Grand Canyon Escalade bill, which seeks approval from the Navajo Nation Council to jump start a controversial project, has begun to move forward late Monday.
“The canyon provokes two major reactions: the urge to protect it, and the temptation to make a pile of money from it.” That quote appears in National Geographic’s September issue, as the magazine explores more than a century of battles over...
Save the Confluence has released a fact sheet and flyer. The 12-point fact sheet outlines the reasons why a proposed tourist resort would harm the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers. You can download a PDF of the flyer here, to support this effort....