The Monster Has Been Slain

Families who fought for seven long years against outside developers to take their homeland away for a resort at the eastern edge of Grand Canyon celebrate.

Escalade 'Monster' killed

The Navajo Nation Council rejected a controversial plan to build a tourist development at the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers, ending a years-long battle with outside developers.

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.

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.

The Confluence is Life

Developers want to build a tourist trap here. Oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade Project.

(Photo © Jack Dykinga.)

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Victory! The Monster Has Been Slain

Victory! The Monster Has Been Slain

VIDEO: Families who fought for seven long years against outside developers who wanted to take their homeland away from them to build a tourist resort at the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon celebrate the death of the proposal.

Escalade ‘Monster’ Killed

Escalade ‘Monster’ Killed

The Navajo Nation Council squashed a years-long battle over a controversial proposal to build a tourist development at the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers.

Navajo panel fails to discuss Escalade bill

Navajo legislative officials said Grand Canyon Escalade bill is delayed a week because tribal lawmakers discontinued its Thursday meeting resulting from a lack of quorum. Although the Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyati’ committee took up some items on its agenda,...

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