Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later
Residents say they've been ignored even as they struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children.
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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.
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Yes, Trump Just Made a Pocahontas Joke to Navajo Code Talkers
Though no one was laughing.
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
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.
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.
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.
Waiting for Running Water (Excerpt from 'Contamination Nation')
In this excerpt, VICE News reporter Neha Shastry spends time with Ben Lewis, a former uranium miner who has been living without running water in his home on the reservation.
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On The Line: Neha Shastry Discusses the Navajo Nation’s Contaminated Water
VICE News correspondent Neha Shastry joined 'On The Line' to answer your questions on the Navajo Nation’s contaminated water crisis.
Darlene's Water Delivery Service (Extra Scene from 'Contamination Nation')
VICE News correspondent Neha Shastry joins Darlene Arviso — known locally as “The Water Lady” — on her daily rounds as she delivers clean water to her local Navajo community.
Short Form Docs
Living Without Water: Contamination Nation
There are tens of thousands of Americans living without clean, running water on the Navajo Nation today.