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The Forgotten Navajo: People in need
Navajo Nation is rich in highly sought-after natural resources, such as coal and uranium, which has proven to be both a blessing and a curse.
The Forgotten Navajo: Without the basics
Harry Shorty lives in a 25-square-foot tarpaper shack, without the basics. He has no running water or electricity.
The Forgotten Navajo: Living with uranium
Rolanda Tahani drinks uranium-contaminated water every day. She has no other option.
The Forgotten Navajo: A family’s pain
Leonard and his wife Helen have lost seven of their 11 children – all before they reached the age of 36.
The Forgotten Navajo: Keeping culture alive
The older generation yearns to hold onto authentic culture. Their children try, but western culture is a powerful lure.
The Forgotten Navajo: The faces of Navajo Nation
The people of Navajo Nation.
The Forgotten Navajo: To live is to die
Pavement Pieces reporter Elizabeth Wagner visits Navajo people living with the aftermath of uranium contamination.
The Forgotten Navajo: Housing crisis
The housing crisis in Navajo Nation is at devastating proportions.
Community fears losing legal aid
Amid chants of “one, two, three, I want my lawyer close to me!” the crowd outside of the LSC headquarters fought against the proposal they fear might place free legal assistance just outside of their reach.
The Forgotten Navajo: Uranium contamination
Since 1982, Nez and his family have been breathing in uranium particles and drinking uranium-contaminated water. They didn’t know the land that surrounded their home in Church Rock, N.M., was slowly killing them.