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Celebrity environmental activist Erin Brockovich toured farms along the San Juan River and spoke at two Navajo Nation high schools Thursday, promising to bring national attention to the August 5 spill of 3 million gallons of mine wastewater into the Animas River upstream of the San Juan.

In a room filled with dozens of highly decorated U.S. Marine Officers and elected officials Tuesday night, one person stood out – Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald.

50 Years Ago: Two murders shock reservation residents

It was not unusual for a trader on the Navajo Reservation to be killed – it happened back in the 1950s and 60s every three or four years or so but the news out of Nazlini, Ariz. was a shocker – an Indian trader was being questioned in the death of his wife.

After escaping from the scene of a domestic violence call with a hostage and eluding police for 16 hours, a suspect was arrested about noon Wednesday, Navajo Nation Police Capt. Bobby Etsitty confirmed.

Leupp harvest fest a way to restore traditional farming traditions

Cattle rustling is becoming a problem once again on the Navajo Reservation.

Politics around the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill turned toxic this week as farmers along the San Juan River sparred with each other, the Begaye administration and their Council delegate over whether to allow the water, which some believe is still contaminated, into their irrigation system.

The U.S. Department of Justice is launching a new program that would allow federally recognized tribes better access to national crime information databases.

50 Years Ago: Don’t let your children play with reservation dogs and cats

Most members of the Navajo Nation probably won’t remember this but at one time, the Navajo Nation had a thriving lumber business located in Navajo, N.M. In fact, the town grew because of the plant there – the Navajo Forest Products Industries.

Shiprock Chapter Sunday passed two resolutions in connection with the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill: one to allow Navajo scientists to study the incident and another to convene a meeting with President Russell Begaye and Shiprock’s surrounding chapters to come up with a strategy to deal with the shutoff of the canals coming from the San Juan River.