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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.

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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.

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The Forgotten Navajo: Living with uranium

Rolanda Tahani drinks uranium-contaminated water every day. She has no other option.

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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.

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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.

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The Forgotten Navajo: The faces of Navajo Nation

The people of Navajo Nation.

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The Forgotten Navajo: To live is to die

Pavement Pieces reporter Elizabeth Wagner visits Navajo people living with the aftermath of uranium contamination.

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The Forgotten Navajo: Housing crisis

The housing crisis in Navajo Nation is at devastating proportions.

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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.

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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.