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    you pass signs saying “ Entering Navajo Nation” compared to Greenville. Since leaving the reservation for the first time since born, you began to realize the different cultures Native Americans live by compared to other races. Like the town of Greenville, a small community that population is around 5,000 without the prison population. A town with no more than 5 streetlights, small businesses, and fastfood or family owned restaurants is basically the town of Greenville. However, it is a wonderful community, houses are in great and sturdy condition for families to live in, the road condition throughout the town is is smooth, and you can plan on seeing majority of the town on Sunday at the numerous of…

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    Around seventeen million years ago the Navajo Nation was living in the what is now the Grand Canyon. Where the Navajo Nation was living at the time the ground was completely flat. When the Navajos originally arrived at the Grand Canyon there was a substantial water source for them. But after they had stayed there for several years they began to run low on their water source. Everyone in the Navajo Nation began to dig tenaciously because they knew if they kept digging they eventually would…

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    The effects of the environmental damage on the navajo nation was that there was a giant waste spill tainted rivers on August 25 in southwestern Colorado. Which this caused damage to the people, river, and life blood. 88,000 pounds of metals poured into the rivers, EPA has taken full responsibility. This was mentioned on page 2. Pages 1 and 2 talk about what has happened and what they are going to do to fix the issues and if they will do anything. It also talks about how much money will be put…

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    Tribe Royalties Case Study

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    tribe royalties. A coal lease involving the Peabody Coal Company and the Navajo Nation (United States v. Navajo Nation). Navajo Nation is a federally recognized Indian tribe within the United States. Better known as the Indian Mineral Leasing Act of 1938 (IMLA) (United States v. Navajo Nation). The Secretary of the Interior approved an amendment to the lease which allows Indian tribes to lease mining rights on their tribal land to private companies. The Navajo tribe in 1964 signed a…

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    currently being played out in the Navajo Nation concerning the Grand Canyon. The Navajo Nation comprises…

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    The Navajo Language The terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001 changed the lives of all Americans regardless of age, race, gender, and ethnicity. The graphic images of the twin towers collapsing and a commercial airliner crashing into the Pentagon portrayed an image of what the American Indian’s must have seen as the United States (U.S.) Government made advances on their ancestral lands, threatening their very livelihood. As a direct result of conflicts, the U.S.…

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    Windtalkers Movie Essay

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    The movie that I chose to analyze is, “Windtalkers”. “Windtalkers” is based upon the Navajo code talkers that helped the U.S during WW2. The Navajo Code talkers were a vital part of the effort in the pacific during WW2, stopping the Japanese from decoding the messages of the United States to its platoons. The Navajo was a secret well kept during the war and help the allies push onward in getting vital parts of the land to ending the war. During the war, enemies desired to decode and intercept…

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    plains in western Kansas, eastern Colorado, most of Oklahoma including the panhandle, and the Llano Estacado in the Texas Panhandle and eastern New Mexico. In their early history, the Kiowa traveled with dogs pulling their belongings until horses were obtained through trade and raid with the Spanish and other Indian nations in the southwest. In the early spring of 1790 at the place that would become Las Vegas, New Mexico, a Kiowa party led by war leader Guikate, made an offer of peace to a…

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    Ya’ah’teeh, Shi ei Shaniah Morning Star Chee yinishye. I am a first semester Freshman at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. I graduated from Monument Valley High School located on on the Navajo Reservation off Monument Valley, Utah. I have been very involved with extracurricular activities in high school such as Upward Bound, Gear-Up, Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), cross country, basketball manager, performing arts, track & field, and Student Council…

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    Navajo Generating Station

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    Mankind decides the fate of our planet, so we better choose wisely when it comes to the choices that involve the health of our planet and the creatures that lie inside of it. Building the Navajo Generating Station has been a huge step forward for civilization, but its successes have overshadowed the major problems it has created for our planet’s well-being. The environmental destruction caused by this power plant is hard to miss, between the amount of pollution it gives off, as well as the…

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