Navajo

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
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
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
Culture

Rewatching 'Windtalkers' Is a Terrible Way to Memorialize the Last Navajo Code Talker

Chester Nez, the last of the Navajo radio operators of World War II, just died at age 93. The only way the media can seem to give his life context is by mentioning <em>Windtalkers</em>, a 2002 box-office flop starring Nicolas Cage.
Mike Pearl
6.10.14
sports

Bares, Broncs and Bulls

We just got back from hanging out with a bunch of Navajo cowboy folks from Triple B Association.
VICE Staff
9.1.11
sports

Bares, Broncs and Bulls

<p>Over the course of a week, we tailed several of the Association&#8217;s best and up-and-coming riders from across New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado. </p>
VICE Staff
11.16.10
americana

Bares, Broncs, and Bulls - Trailer

Competing in rodeos, hanging on the rez, and trying to make ends meet in some of the most impoverished parts of the country.
VICE Staff
10.3.10