Tag: native american

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How the Gold King Mine Spill Threatens the Navajo Nation

Last August, contaminated water escaped from an abandoned mine in Colorado and traveled down the Animas River to Shiprock, the second-largest city in the Navajo Nation. Two weeks later, the EPA declared the sludge-filled river safe.

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The Two Sacagaweas

The construction of a modern American myth.

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Shadow of a Nation

Basketball on a Crow reservation and a player named Jonathan Takes Enemy trying to escape.

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The Mohawks in High Steel

The story of the Caughnawagas, “the most footloose Indians in North America,” and their gradual assimilation.

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The Trials of Nunavut: Lament for an Arctic Nation

On “the Incidents”, three shootings in a single month in a 1,300 person hamlet tucked inside the 12-year-old Nunavut territory. (The complete 4-part series.)

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A Fistful of Dollars

On reservations, where policing hardly exists, bruiser-for-hire vigilantes are often the first choice for justice.