Coal in the Navajo Nation: A matter of resilience
Photo: The Nature Conservancy
The coal industry has a long and complicated history within the Navajo Nation, which historically has spanned territory in Utah, Nevada, Colorado, and New Mexico. Against the backdrop of a nationwide retreat from coal-as-energy, the sprawling tribal territory has an opportunity to reclaim their land and provide a template for positive outcomes in other environmental justice scenarios nationwide.
By Maria Bernard The Navajo nation has an and rich history. They have deep rooted traditions that are sacred to them and their way of life. Originally located in… Read more “Coal in the Navajo Nation: Cultural Impacts”
By Garret Pilachowski Colonialism: defined as “control by one power over a dependent area or people.” Settler Colonialism: People from one nation go off to live in another country,… Read more “History of Colonialism: Impacts on Indigenous and Immigrant populations”
By Dalia A.E. Sanchez To this day, our main focus as a society has been on how to profit economically throughout life. In this situation with the… Read more “coal in the Navajo Nation: Climate impacts, environmental perspectives”
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