FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2012
Tyrone Tsosie: 480- 577-0623
Francis Martin: 928-814-1177
A coalition of landholders and grazing permit owners on the western Navajo Nation are opposing an effort by the Navajo Nation to use a trio of individuals who gained favor with Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly to develop a tourism-based economy near the East Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Shelly signed a memorandum of understanding with Fulcrum Group, LLC to explore the feasibility of building a tram from the rim to the Colorado River, an airport and other tourism amenities. Continue reading