Press/Articles

The United Nations

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights:

Stakeholders Views for the Study on Human Rights Obligations related to Equitable Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

The UN Commission on Sustainable Development: Dineh People in Arizona Undermined by Coal Mining Interests (see only p. 49-56)

Mainichi Newspaper (in Japanese)

Mainichi Newspaper Black Falls w Florabelle Paddock (Jun. 24, 2010)

Maincihi Newspaper Black Falls w John Knight (Apr. 22, 2010)

Mainichi Newspaper Black Falls w Don Yellowman (Apr. 21, 2010)

Mainichi Newspaper Black Falls w Milton Yazzie (Apr. 20, 2010)

White Bison

White Bison – Media Release Call for U.S. Apology(Apr. 10, 2010)

The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times – Trying to Rebuild After 40 Frozen Years

Los Angeles Times – Audio Slide Show: Frozen Land, Forgotten People

Los Angeles Times – Uranium claims spring up along Grand Canyon rim (May 4, 2008)

Los Angeles Times – Navajos seek funds to clear uranium contamination (Oct. 24, 2007)

Los Angeles Times – Mining firms again eyeing Navajo land (Nov. 22, 2006)

Los Angeles Times – Navajos’ desert cleanup no more than a mirage (Nov. 21, 2006)

Los Angeles Times – Oases in Navajo desert contained ‘a witch’s brew’ (Nov. 20, 2006)

Los Angeles Times – A peril that dwelt among the Navajos (Nov. 19, 2006)

Pavement Pieces (A Project of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: People in Need (Oct. 16, 2009)

*As a result of the above piece, NYU journalism graduate student Katy Bolger won the Sidney Award from the Hillman Foundation from extraordinary journalism. Click here for an article about the award.

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: Uranium Contamination (Oct. 27, 2009)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: Without the Basics (Oct. 16, 2009)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: The Faces of Navajo Nation (Oct. 16, 2009)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: No Longer a Home (Oct. 16, 2009)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: A Family’s Pain (Oct. 16, 2009)

Pavement Pieces – The Forgotten Navajo: Keeping Culture Alive (Oct. 16, 2009)

Native Sun News

Native Sun News – IRS has no legitimate authority to see tribal lands (Jan. 20, 2010)

Navajo Times

Navajo Times – Forgotten People featured in cartoon (Jan. 30, 2010)

Navajo-Hopi Observer

Navajo-Hopi Observer – Carbon Sequestration & Letter to Editor & Forgotten People Position Statement (Jul. 28, 2010)

The Gallup Independent

Clock ticking on offer to plug wells (Sep. 8, 2010)

Shelley visits Forgotten People in Tuba City (Sep. 8, 2010)

Gallup Independent -Pres. Joe Shirley Signs Documents to Open 2nd Casino (Aug. 17, 2010) (Microsoft DOC)

Gallup Independent – Series of 3 articles: Forgotten People Files Accounting Suit ( Aug. 6, 7, & 9, 2010)

Gallup Independent – Forgotten People may sue Navajo-Hopi Land Commission (Jun. 30, 2010)

Gallup Independent – Thawing the Freeze (Jun. 6, 2010)

Gallup Independent – OSM & FP Peabody Black Mesa mine (Jan. 14, 2010)

Gallup Independent – EPA Withdraws water permit & Livestock Confiscations (Jan. 20, 2009)

Gallup Independent – EPA Withdraws Water Permit for Black Mesa (Dec. 7, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Hopi: Livestock Confiscations are No Big Deal (Dec. 7, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Forgotten People Push Rehabilitation (Dec. 24, 2009)

Gallup Independent – No Magic Bus (Dec. 26, 2009)

Gallup Independent – On the Edge (Dec. 5, 2009) – Part 1Part 2

Gallup Independent – Racism at Black Mesa? (Dec. 28, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Shirley Gets a Dose of Box Spring (Dec. 8, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Black Falls Residents Voice Concerns Over Contaminated Water (May 18, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Forgotten People recognized for energy water initiatives (May 18, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Black Falls Elders recall forced removal to contaminated land (May 30, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Black Falls Water Everywhere but None to Drink (June 1, 2009)

Gallup Independent – Rough and rocky traveling for Black Falls water haulers (June 2, 2009)

6 03 09 Despite new water station Black Falls residents still incur hardship.doc

7 28 09 Forgotten People seeks state of emergency over contaminated water.doc

7 28 09 Proposed RECA change Declare entire states downwind.doc

7 29 09 Making them sick Forgotten People seeks state of emergency over contaminated water.doc

7 30 09 Navajo Neuropathy haunts Blue Gap family.doc

7 31 09 Father of Navajo neuropathy victims worked for groceries.doc

8 17 09 Forgotten People continue battle for water state of emergency.doc

8 22 09 Inscription House residents feel downwind effects.doc

8 22 09 Leupp seeks state of emergency for Box Springs Black Falls residents.doc

9 09 09 Go Figure No emergency declaration yet for Black Falls Box Springs.doc

9 8 09 New Mexico faces challenges in addressing uranium legacy.doc

9 12 09 Study Health Risks Increased Near Mines.pdf

11 10 09 Gallup Independent article CDC Uranium Health Effects.doc

Deadly water: Black Falls: Water sources, but none to drink

Deadly water: Despite new water station, residents still incur hardship

Making them sick: Forgotten People seeks state of emergency over contaminated water

Crisis in Box Springs: Forgotten People continue battle for water state of emergency