Navajo

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How This Trailblazing Navajo Cowboy Made Professional Rodeo History

A look at the life of Derrick Begay, one of the first Navajo cowboys to qualify for pro rodeo’s national finals.
VICE Staff
2.12.19
politics

Native Americans Are Pissed Off at Trump's Move to Slash Public Land

"Unless this administration would drill in Arlington Cemetery if oil was discovered there, leave our sacred lands alone.”
Debra Utacia Krol
12.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Yes, Trump Just Made a Pocahontas Joke to Navajo Code Talkers

Though no one was laughing.
Lauren Messman
11.27.17
tech

The FCC Has Made It Harder for Native Americans to Afford Phone Service

A decision to cut the Lifeline program means that life will get even more difficult for some people on tribal lands.
Debra Utacia Krol
11.21.17
LGBTQ

Photos of Queer Life on a Sprawling Native American Reservation

The Navajo Nation—the biggest reservation in the US—can get lonely, especially if you identify as LGBTQ. But advocates and members of the community hope that change is coming.
Jeremy Meek
11.14.17
Impact Water

The Navajo Nation Can't Go It Alone in Their Struggle for Clean Water

Activists felt the defeat in Trump’s allowance of the Dakota Access pipeline, but there’s another fight to be won in the American southwest.
Madeline Moitozo
6.5.17
street art

This Artist-Activist Paints Animals to Support #NODAPL and Protest Mass Incarceration, Police Brutality

Jesse Hazelip's socially conscious street art gets a bestial twist.
Abby Ronner
2.25.17
Art

Stunning Photos Show the Disappearing Remains of Navajo History

New photo books documents the last days of trading posts, a once-vibrant cultural institution.
Tanja M. Laden
10.12.15
Photo

Photos of Navajo Who Have Refused to Leave Their Land

For decades, a stubborn band of indigenous people has refused to leave the land called Big Mountain, defying both the government and coal companies.
Camille Summers-Valli, Words by Wessie du Toit
9.8.15
FRANCE

France Is About to Ban Unlimited Soda Refills

France is moving forward with a new regulation that would take aim at one of the subtler proponents of mindless self-fattening: soda refills.
Hilary Pollack
4.2.15
Film

'Drunktown's Finest' Director Sydney Freeland On Growing Up Navajo and Trans

The director of Sundance success <i>Drunktown's Finest</i> talks about her experience as a Navajo trans woman.
David Graver
2.22.15
News

The Bizarre Election Scandal Unfolding in Navajo Nation

A (mostly) sovereign nation the size of Iceland inside the US is experiencing some political volatility this week, after their president was just sworn in despite getting trounced in the most recent election.
Mike Pearl
1.20.15
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