Tag: chaco canyon

  • Navajo witnesses conflict over authorities’s Chaco Canyon mining ban

    A brand new 20-year moratorium on drilling and mining inside 10 miles of Chaco Canyon tramples on tribal sovereignty and denies Navajo badly wanted royalty funds, Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren informed lawmakers Thursday. “The Navajo Nation authorities is in the most effective place to know what’s greatest for the Navajo individuals,” Nygren stated. “We…