The proposal to build a resort with an elaborate cable-gondola system has to be seen in the larger context. It is about much, much more than economic development on the Navajo Reservation.
So the Navajos have revived their plan to build a gondola to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. I find it ironic that the Navajos are willing to desecrate what they themselves consider sacred just to make a buck. Why is it that when the revenue stream benefits the tribe, the Navajo’s concerns about protecting their sacred Grand Canyon evaporate?
The land out here is endless.
Most days, the airspace over The Confluence remains pristine and quiet.
The Confluence refers to the point where the Colorado River and the Little Colorado River meet in northern Arizona.