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Thursday Apr 17 | Lucianne.com

Rights to family land maydie with oldest member

An 89-year-old Navajo woman wants the land sheA s lived on all her life to be left to her family once she dies.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Navajo woman family's last link to monument land

Navajo elder Stella Peshlakai Smith, 89, stands outside a traditional dwelling on her homestead at Wupatki National Monument in northern Arizona.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Navajo woman family's last link to monument land

Before an expanse of grassland and pueblo ruins in northern Arizona was declared a national monument, it was home to hundreds of Navajos whose ancestors returned to settle the area after a forced march to an eastern New Mexico internment camp.

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Star-Telegram.com

Navajo woman family's last link to monument land

Before it was Wupatki National Monument, the pueblo ruins in northern Arizona was home to hundreds of Navajos.

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TheCourier.com

Navajo woman familya s last link to monument land

Slowly, the Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument too, either voluntarily or under pressure by the National Park Service, which sought to eliminate private use of the public land it managed.

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