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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - July 8, 1982, Winslow, Arizona                                Corporation 3322 Third East Lake LT ' Class Postage Paid At Arizona 86047  USPS 247-160  1894 Volume 89 Number 8  Holbrook, July 8, 1982  Copy 25 Hearing Will Be Conducted In Robert on the land known as the or Senate 1795, will be held in on July 13.  from six groups will be heard in the two and one-half hour including Peter chairman of the Navajo Ivan Hopi tribal Mrs. Annie resident of Big a delegation from Northern Arizona Citizens Against Relocation and the Bureau of Land Management purpose of the oversight hearings is to gather testimony from people who will be affected by the Relocation primary objective of the Goldwater hearings will be to help longtime residents of Big Mountain stay in their homes on disputed proposed legislation would implement a land exchange along lines proposed last year by the Hopi tribe to the Big Mountain land exchange would put traditional Navajo families in on the Navajo side of the partition line between the two and allow them to stay in in 16 parcels of land now under Navajo control would be given to the Hopi The size of the land being exchanged is roughly representing various interests in Northeastern Arizona will testify at the delegation from NACAR includes its Doy Mike and Marlin The ranchers will tell the committee their views on the impact the Relocation Act will have on area ranchers and Northern Arizona in ranchers face the potential threat of losing their leased without if the Navajo tribe claims 400,000 acres of land to expand their chairman of the Navajo County Board of will be in Washington during the and plans to attend the cities of Holbrook and Winslow will both have written proposals read into the record The outlook and opinions of the two city councils are outlined in the Georgia said Senator Barry Goldwater's office informed her the hearing schedule was and no more speakers could be heard at the sent the Winslow city council position paper to the and those views will be on she Relocation based in will present a report on the progress of the The law requires some 9,000 Navajos and 100 Hopis to vacate their homes in the Bureau of Land Management will also report to the committee regarding the progress of the Navajo Tribe's selection of land to move to in the relocation of the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs include Sen. Sen. John Melcher Sen. Barry Goldwater Sen. Mark Andrews Sen. Dennis DeConcini and Sen. Hopi Tribe will be represented by a delegation headed by Tribal Tven Sidney and its John Hopi people have been forced onto a land area about the size of the reservation given to them by executive order of President Chester Arthur in 1882, while the Navajos have a reservation many times the size of their original including three quarters of the Hopi Sidney staff assistant to Senator said is concerned with the relocation especially in the Big Mountain where about 1,000 Navajo may be forced off the land where their families have lived for do you protect the rights of the majority while preserving the rights of the she asked in summing up the law states the Hopis own the land in the Big Mountain and Senator Goldwater is trying to force some progress on the Ms. Thompson do not foresee any legislation being passed that will take from the Hopis their rights to the she Thompson said Senator Goldwater does respect the fact that all court decisions handed down have reaffirmed the Hopi right to the Thompson said one goal of the July 13 hearings will be to remove politics from the politics enter into the people members of the Frank Perkins Post No. 15, American Legion made up the color guard for the ceremonies opening the dedication program at the Bulldog Stadium Sunday Henry Smith served as Selso Lopez carried the be Sosten Lopez was the George Ted Marquez and Fred Rodriguez were the flag the guards were Larry Anderson and Joey by Margaret Council Discusses Use Of Federal Revenue Sharing Margaret revenue sharing and suggested programs and items that might be purchased with these funds were the subject of a public hearing conducted as part of the Winslow City Council last were few comments or suggestions from the as to projects that might be by revenue sharing The council members reviewed a list of recommendations and suggested the proposals for expending revenue sharing monies were the council podium changes and floor an irrigation payments to Hallec purchase of Centennial a new a fire station and the purchase of new vehicles for the Police cemetery perpetual care extension and Dumpty was put back together The welcome east of was battered to pieces during winter and spring storms and has been It is in place greeting tourists and inviting them to stop for a while in The Winslow Sign Committee originally had the sign and subsequently arranged for its repair and Starts Search For Relocation Presents New Plan To Bureau of Land Management will initiate a search for public lands near border suitable for relocation Indian Project Office Manager Malcolm Johnson announced this This Paul Barger Editor and I trust the Congress will take a long look at the proposed relocation It seems to me there have to be some alternatives that need to be explored before we plunge head-on into the of the basic problems is that no one realized how extensive the relocation program would be when it was first It involves many thousands rather than the small number of people first cost is bound to be millions and millions of dollars more than first program will also involve the relocation of many ranchers whose property will be acquired as part of the Just how extensive and expensive this will be has not yet been the most tragic of will be the moving of people from their ancestral homes to places where they will live in a lifestyle to which they are not of these people do not have skills for the limited job opportunities which may particular relocation is just the If relocation is the in this you can bet it will be utilized in the Moenkopi area when the issue is brought up can also be sure that many people will have to be displaced from at a huge the relocation program actually solved one might be able to accept it. But it It only creates more problems than it can ever Let's hope Congress begins to understand survey is being made at the request of the Navajo Tribe and is expected to result in identification of lands suitable for typical residential subdivision Johnson search will concentrate on public or private land available for exchange in close proximity to border communities where employment opportunities might he projected developments would be randomly located around existing Johnson said BLM will soon begin contacting community and local government bodies to solicit their input in identifying prospective information can be obtained from the Indian Project 2708 N. 4th Ariz. 86001 or by calling 779-3311, extension 1568.  City of Winslow has drawn up its own plan of action to deal with the possible relocation of hundreds of Indian that welcomes those families to the and entices industry to move there compiled by Community Development Director Emily would require million in federal grants and loans to build housing and a strong industrial base for plan calls for the construction of 150 single-family homes for some 250 Indian families who may be forced to move from the industrial Development Sought By One Time To says she will not brag about her highly gifted and absolutely adorable recent several proposals to settle the land dispute have such proposal was set forth by Mike a Winslow area rancher and member of the Northern Arizona Citizens Against tion also of Winslow is also a coauthor of the plan is heavily dependent on federal funds to develop land current reservation for both as well as sparking industrial growth in the cities of Holbrook and Winslow to employ area proposal would spend million in federal funds to support several first recommendation calls for 500 Navajo families to stay on under life tenancy laws already in additional 500 Navajo families would Continued On Page 6  generator for the outdoor swimming podium and floor at an approximate cost of to received top priority listing as the council discussion proposal is to remodel the council seats in the meeting room at the Police Court simply by taking the seats at each end of the row and curving them inward so that the council members can have eye contact and more like a while they are conducting meetings and discussing as explained by Vance city project would include a podium and microphone for the use of persons in the audience who wish to address the on the suggested list of priorities was an irrigation with a proposed cost of While the members did not discuss this matter during the it was posted for a high priority in the discussion process. the plan calls for the formation of an entity to run Clear Creek in an effort to transport water to people who hold water The district would if become a official although the legalities of are not yet council members held an extended discussion on a proposed parallel water The parallel line was not included in a list of proposals submitted for the council's consideration prior to the city told the council that it would be difficult to estimate the cost of the line and stated that from a physical standpoint the line is not really as in no overloading the single noted hat the second water line could serve as an but might be expensive at an estimated per Approximately one mile of line is there are two lines from the well about one mile out of town there is only one section of water Pete Madrid Jr. said that he'd been advised that there would be a saving On Page 6  Mazon Dies Of Gunshot program would cost an estimated commercial development for the city would cost a new tourist center would cost market development would cost and administration would City Council has taken the position that anyone who wants to live in Winslow is and the million in tax dollars they are requesting would make the relocation of Indian families ideas are said Twinkle staff assistant to Senator when she saw the proposal July 2.  30 July 1 July 2 July 3 July 4 July 5 July 6  clouds 90  89 91 89 84 82  62 55 49  58 54  chance night and early morning showers by sunny and warmer through the weekend with temperatures forecast in the A trace of moisture was recorded June 30.  Richard 20, of died Saturday of a gunshot wound he suffered during an argument following a traffic incident in E. 29, of has been arrested and charged with first degree homicide in the He is being held in Flagstaff on Mazon was born in and his Leo and service station in Services were held for Mr. Mazon in Winslow on July 6.  said the shooting may from a quarrel over a traffic Police found Mr. Mazon with his brother in a car in a shopping center parking lot after the was taken to Flagstaff Hospital where he died while receiving clerk at a nearby liquor store gave police a description of the car the alleged gunman fied said they found a small caliber derringer hidden on the shopping center's was later arrested when police spotted his car parked outside a Flagstaff Police said the investigation into the shooting is total lunar of July 5 was a silent wonder to Those who stayed ap to watch the event were rewarded with a very dark the moon is seen as It enters its darkest phase of This time-lapse photograph was exposed every 10 minutes to show the darkening of the moon as it slid deeper into the by Robert  

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