Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez on Friday told a developer who wants to build two dams on the Little Colorado River to respect the environment and listen to local land users.
Hikers and campers will no longer be given permits to a chunk of the Grand Canyon East rim on the Navajo Nation because of lack of enforcement
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 proposal to string down a tram into Grand Canyon took a final gasp Saturday when western Navajo citizens pulled out its launching pad by rescinding a nearly 6-year-old vote.
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.