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Navajo Resist John McCain’s SB 1003

June 26, 2006 by  
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Click on the link to listen to the full story; by Christina Aanestad 06.26.06 Arizona Senator John McCain’s senate bill SB1003 would end the relocation process of the remaining Navajo from land on the Black Mesa Hopi/Navajo Reservation. The bill passed the Senate unanimously last month and is under consideration in the House Resources Committee.

Navajo relocation mired in human suffering and costs

June 26, 2006 by  
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by: Brenda Norrell, Indian Country Today 06.29.06 WASHINGTON – While leaders of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs pressed for an end to costs of the so-called Navajo and Hopi land dispute, the director of the Navajo Nation’s office of relocation put a human face on the suffering during testimony before the committee. Sen. John […]

Letter to the Editor by Sarah Woody

June 25, 2006 by  
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June 28, 2006 Dear Editor; Bravos! To Ms. Pauline Whitesinger in her continuous effort to take a stance in her beliefs and values.   An exemplary woman continuing her crusade to remain on the land (Hopi Partitioned Land, HPL) so precious and dear to her heart that we learn by now is rich (plentiful) with […]

Shirley wants ‘unbiased’ study

June 23, 2006 by  
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By Kathy Helms Diné Bureau; 06.23.06 WINDOW ROCK — Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr., in testimony this week before the U.S. House Resources Committee, requested an independent, “unbiased” non-federal consultant conduct a one-year study to examine the impacts of relocation on the Navajo and Hopi people. Shirley said the study would examine the effects […]

Hopi: Bill divides 2 tribes

June 22, 2006 by  
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Sidney says completion of relocation process is ‘long past’ overdue By Kathy Helms Staff Writer WINDOW ROCK — Hopi Tribal Chairman Ivan Sidney on Tuesday told the U.S. House Committee on Resources that the Hopi Tribe is opposed to amending the Navajo-Hopi Settlement Act and urged the committee to reconsider moving forward with a bill […]

Send a Letter to Congress Now!

June 20, 2006 by  
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UNJUST RELOCATION LEGISLATION S.1003 PASSES SENATE, AWAITS IN THE HOUSE: STOP FORCED RELOCATION ON BIG MOUNTAIN, BLACK MESA, AZ. LEARN HOW NAVAJO FAMILIES ARE BEING TARGETED BY AN UNUST RELOCATION LEGISLATION. 02/15/06 – present. EVEN THOUGH THIS ACTION ALERT WENT OUT IN FEBRUARY 2006, THIS LEGISLATION IS STILL CURRENTLY ON THE BOOKS. STAY POSTED FOR […]

Navajo says evictions of farmers from urban farm sends a message

June 19, 2006 by  
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by Brenda Norrell, Indian Country Today 06.19.06 LOS ANGELES – Indigenous and others who have been growing food in downtown Los Angeles’ South Central Farm for a decade, faced off with sheriff’s deputies as they were evicted to make room for a warehouse. Actress Daryl Hannah and others climbed into a walnut tree or chained […]

United States — Navajo (Native American) Relations — Opposition to Congressional Bill Based on Human & Environmental Rights

May 17, 2006 by  
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This message is sent on behalf of traditional Navajo (Dineh) residents of Black Mesa, Arizona regarding a current bill before the US Congress regarding forced relocation: Senate Bill 1003 Navajo Hopi Land Settlement Act Amendments of 2005. There are provisions of Senate Bill 1003 that would require notification of traditional Navajo that the US Federal […]

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