Deb Haaland, Navajo,
Jun 12, 2023

Protest derails planned celebration of 20-year ban on oil drilling

It was supposed to be a homecoming of sorts for U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, after her agency spent many months hosting public meetings and talking with Native American leaders about curbing the pace of oil and gas development in the San Juan Basin and protecting culturally significant sites.

Navajo Nation, Zah
Mar 8, 2023

Ex-Navajo President Zah guided by love for people, family

Peterson Zah, a monumental Navajo Nation leader who guided the tribe through a politically tumultuous era and worked tirelessly to correct wrongdoings against Native Americans, has died.

Oct 28, 2015

Environmentalists seek to overturn plan at Navajo coal plant

A federal advisory group met in secret to craft a pollution control plan for a coal-fired power plant in the Navajo Nation, denying the public an opportunity to participate in the talk.

Navajo Nation, Damon, Navajo Nation Council, Indian National Finals Rodeo
Jan 21, 2014

Navajos recall long walk to voting rights

As a girl growing up on the Navajo Nation in the 1950s and '60s, LeNora Fulton remembers her parents making a major event out of voting.