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Resource ID: #16515
Subject: Minorities
Source: Mother Jones
Date: Jan-00


In the latest of blows to Navajos from northeastern Arizona, 13,000 members have been forced to relocate after they found out they had been living on the side of the Navajo-Hope Joint Use Area owned by the Hopi tribe. As the deadline nears for the move, a thousand or so are refusing to move. This story traces the history of the region, and how Congress, the coal industry, and a lingering land dispute have led to the situation.

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