Navajo budget and finance panel to look over Grand Canyon Escalade bill

Though the Navajo Nation does not have $65 million on hand to pave a road to the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade site, the Navajo Council’s Budget and Finance Committee will hear about the project 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Bodaway/Gap.

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Actor Robert Redford Endorses Effort to Save the Confluence

“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.

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Renewed Threats to Grand Canyon Loom

If you thought the Escalade tramway project was dead, it’s not. …

Despite several small victories along the way, commercial development and mining interests still remain a very real threat to the Grand Canyon.

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The Colorado River is threatened.

Developers want to build a tourist trap here. Oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade Project.
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The Confluence is life.

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Development threatens rare life found nowhere else.
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A fragile ecosystem.

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Panel postpones Escalade bill to November

Panel postpones Escalade bill to November

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.

Hopi and Tewa Runners: Every Step a Plea

Hopi and Tewa Runners: Every Step a Plea

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...

Navajo committee turns down Escalade at first public meeting

Navajo committee turns down Escalade at first public meeting

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...

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