One year later: A retrospective on Save the Confluence

A year after thwarting developers from ravaging the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers  with a tourist stop that included a gondola tram into the Grand Canyon,  this hallowed place remains mired in tribal bureacracy preventing  families from creating a protected cultural and environmental site.

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.

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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Death of Escalade grows a leader on Halloween 2017

Death of Escalade grows a leader on Halloween 2017

A year after thwarting developers from ravaging the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers  with a tourist stop that included a gondola tram into the Grand Canyon,  this hallowed place remains mired in tribal bureacracy preventing  families from creating a protected cultural and environmental site.

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.

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