Vernon Masayesva

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    August 31, 2006

    Vaya Con Dios

    A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds

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    December 1, 2005

    Wisdom of the Ancestors

    A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally

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    March 31, 2005

    Sacred Hypocrisy

    Navajos say making Snowbowl snow from reclaimed water is "genocide." Please!

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    October 3, 2002

    Getting the Shaft

    A water dispute puts both the economy and the environment at risk

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    August 9, 2001

    Righteous Run

    Native Americans protest water loss from mining company

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    March 26, 1998

    Anti-Peace Pipes

    Traditional Hopi are resisting a new sewer system in an old village, saying it violates federal law--and blocks spiritual communication that could doom the planet

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    May 15, 1997
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    May 1, 1997

    A People Betrayed

    Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time

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    April 24, 1997

    Dark Days on Black Mesa

    The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells continue to dry up, they say, their ancient culture may disappear, too.