The Brief But Spectacular team recently brought attention to the volume of sexual assault cases in the Navajo Nation. Now, Meskee Yanabah Yatsayte, leader of an organization that looks for missing persons from the Navajo community, explains this silent epidemic.
By Steve Goldbloom
Sexual assault and abuse are issues of national and global reach and prominence. Among Navajo populations, the problem is even more prevalent. As one of the few female delegates on the Navajo council, Amber Kanazbah Crotty is leading a campaign…
A historic shift took place in San Juan County, Utah, on Tuesday, when more than 100 years of control by white conservatives on the county commission came to an end.
By Rachel Parsons, University of Southern California
Bypassed in the ‘30s and '40s, one third of homes in Navajo Nation still have no access to grid electricity. Yet ironically, it's a huge electricity exporter, with one of the biggest coal-fired plants churning out power sold to millions.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, June 3, a letter sent by President Trump's legal team is raising constitutional questions, and a look at Robert F. Kennedy's legacy 50 years after his assassination. Also, a street artist portrays Navajo life in…
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's proclamation on Bears Ears National Monument contains a little-known plan that changes the makeup of a tribal advisory commission for the remote monument filled with canyons, plateaus, rivers and rust-colored rock formations.
It's been nearly two weeks since an EPA accident at a defunct Colorado mine fouled rivers in multiple states, and among the hardest hit residents are the Navajos. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports from New Mexico.
By Felicia Fonseca
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The top court on the nation’s largest Indian reservation on Thursday ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation’s presidential election and reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language…
By Hari Sreenivasan
From New Jersey to the Navajo Nation, more than $5 billion has been designated to clean up contaminated areas following the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history.
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