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First Navajo woman to run for U.S. House of Representatives.

Written by NP Reporter | Navajo Post Wenona Benally Baldenegro runs for U.S. House of Representatives, Arizona Congressional District One; seeks to be first American Indian woman to serve in the U.S. Congress, and first American Indian from Arizona A … Continue reading

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Navajo woman helps prompt uranium mine cleanup

Elsie Mae Begay, 71, has spent more than 30 years living among residue piles that her children slid down when they were younger, and other contaminated waste carried down the nearby arroyo or kicked up by high winds. She’s taken … Continue reading

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