You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Navajo Times (Newspaper) - March 26, 1992, Window Rock, Arizona 13 WINDOW NAVAJO ARIZONA 5 O3 1 O March 1992 Major Indian events changing sponsorship tune Non alcohol sponsorship is the new way to go for many minority staged activities By HILARY ABRAMSON Special to Navajo Times SAN Goodbye Hollo largest celebration of Native American culture in North America said when the Gather ing of Nations switched its Coort sponsorship to Borden This is what organizers of the two years s say should After only had to look at its own community of Albuquerque to locate Rut Gathering of Nations founder Derek Mathews said luck had to do with their successful shift than hard and others can do Others Another major Native American event the Na tional Indian Finals Rodeo also quit Coors that same And 1991 was the first year a California civic group called Hispanos sponsored the Mexican commemorative holi day Cinco de Mayo without Their stories lack the Madison Avenue ending of the Gathering of where one large corporation replaces But like say that because of the disproportionate impact alcohol has on ethnic and racial they havr changed their sponsorship brand loyalty permanently to me non alcoholic if it meam losing forfeiting annual scholarship and ting debt and an uncertain For a former dean of students at University of the realization that they needed to take the alcohol out of sponsorship was an In fall of he saw 3 letter in a Native American My daughter wants to dance with the tiny she has to wear a sign that wrote Jody How do I ex plain the irony to her that the see page Navajo Nation President Peterson Zah holds up a map of the western part of the Navajo reservation that shows the Bennett Freeze to members of the local media Wednesday morning at the Presidents Conference Times photo by Paul Judges ruling could be major break By DONOVAN Navajo Times Correspondent WINDOW ROCK A ruling last week by a federal judge in one of the land dispute cases could eventually allow development on hundreds of thousands of acres of land in the Bennett Freeze tribal officials said The ruling by Judge Earl Car which has been declared by Navajo officials to be a could result in between and a million acres of land being taken out of the 7 million acres in Arizona currently under Tribe scores small victory with motion for reconsideration By VALERIE TALIMAN Navajo 1 lines Correspondent WINDOW ROCK The Navajo Nation won a legal vic tory last in the battle to save Na O Dith Hie from a asbestos waste dump proposed by Insulation tors Unlimited of New Secretary of Eli rut cd in tavoi of Na lions to ap pi oval of an opei at Ing permit for ICU Inc Navajo Nation Zah We aic gi anted our motion We have all along that the dump would damage and sites While he gi anting of out U is a in a is not yet aic lc defeating this and lu uic beliefs aud oi the The cm arid u and tear thai he cancel causing Jump will pui the health of he Navajo people a aad dese crate Na G Dith a sacred From the Navajo locating an waste dump in the ca would be an the front of a Zah The Navajo Nation has also challenged ICUs access to the site by claiming legal right of way on portions of San Juan county roads 7575 and 7425 The Navajo Nation can prevent ICUs trucks from delivering asbestos waste by blocking those routes on Navajo allotment Tribal leaders and area real dents continue lo voice concerns about protection of Navajo burial slles on the privately owned parcel that Is being leased to ICU by Donald and Aichle Lou Adams of was granted a con permit hum on 20 requiring that ICU tity additional and develop an emergency management plan and submit plans ioi lodent dispute between the two according to statements made by tribal officials at a press con ference Navajo Nation President Peterson Zah said Carrolls rul ing could be the first step toward reducing the freeze area and opening up some land within it for The reason why theres a he is because the Hopis may appeal Carrolls deci If that the freeze would continue on the lands currently in the freeze until all appeal processes have been To understand what lands are being talked tribal of broke it down this way Number of acres undei dispute 7 Amount claimed by Hopis half or 35 million Number of m the alea sel up ill million Number of acres that could be affected by Carrolls decision to 1 million of the 7 Most of the tribal of exempted in the Carroll decision is lands pur chased by the Tribal of estimate that is about Another large segment is for lands known as patented allot which tribal officials estimate will affect 530 parcels or Theres also some school lands that weie surveyed before 1934 that will be affected but tribal officials said they werent sure Wednesday exactly how much land that Tribal officials said it still may br months or a decision is made the lands exempted by t al Navajo group continues effort to halt logging By VALERIE TALIMAN Navajo Times Correspondent In an effort to protect forest and sacredness of the Chuska the Dine Bi Wilderness Socie ty filed an appeal with the Bureau of Indian Affairs on March 17 that they hope will suspend logging operations by Navajo Forest Products Dine Bi Wilderness is appealing the Bureaus 4 decision in that the BIA found no significant impact from logging on reservation forest lands in its environmental assessment of BIA has jurisdiction because reservation land is held in trust by the of According to Interior policies regarding Dine Bi Wilderness has 30 days to provide its reasons for the notice of ap peal and present arguments by the The appeal calls for a halt to logging operations until more ex tensive environmental studies are Those who signed the including Navajo chanters and herbalists who live in the Chuska argue that logging has destroyed plants used in Navajo damaged wildlife habitat and polluted mountain streams and lakes with and devastated old growth They said the animals and native plants are sacred and that according to Navajo an offering must be made before is taken in order to offset any detrimental The nearest thing to an offering that modern society can grant is an Environmental Impact said Adella a nurse from the area who believes that the lack of an EIS vio lates a National Environmental Policy Begay and her extended family are among those calling for an EIS a more detailed study than an environmental study to examine cultural and biological erosion that they said is caused by careless logging Even President Zah says he supports the idea of an Begay plans to begin logging in the Whiskey Valley area in amidst growing opposition by area see page 5 Revenue is Up WINDOW ROCK Reve nues to the Navajo Tribe during the past fiscal year were the highest since according to figures presented to the Navajo Nation Council on Revenues for the first 11 mon ths of this fiscal year totaled with expected rev enue for the year to surpass I hat includes some million that has been transferred to the tubes permanent trust 1 is second highest sui passed only in 1985 saw moie than million of past laxes paid up by companies aftel the lJ S Supreme ruled ui ol the Navajo Tribe on the taxation The revenues for fiscal year 1991 were million the 1990 figure was The increase was due to a doubling of revenues for right of way which went up from million in 1990 to million last year and million this The permanent trust fund continues to I wo years ago it was just more than million As of the fund at a level of Under tribal ol all tribal goes into tfic permanent trust fund in ei ing hei she that those allowed iCU lo amend ap plication undei the he pet mil lu a permit public it iCU ihc within JO days new will Mrt 60 site near the The aJ only the ana Surprise Larry to Me Fort Agent held office and the Chink of Affaire at lite at dM Chink ImBu cowboy a a with and in at S F Or
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.