Navajo miners work at the Kerr-McGee uranium mine at Cove, Ariz., on May 7, 1953. AP hide caption

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For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers

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Residents who used to have to describe where their house was are now getting official home addresses. Carrie Jung/KJZZ hide caption

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Navigating Navajo Nation Soon To Be Easier For Amazon, Ambulances

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After the Animas River spill, rancher Irving Shaggy is forced to travel a 70-mile round trip to get water for his livestock. "It's going to be a long struggle," he says. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Navajo Nation Farmers Feel The Weight Of Colorado Mine Spill

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Sgt. Barbara Johnson and Corrections Lt. Robbin Preston run the Tuba City Juvenile Detention Center on the Navajo Nation. Laurel Morales/NPR hide caption

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Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

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Darlene Arviso is known as the water lady in Smith Lake, N.M., on the Navajo Nation. She delivers water to 250 people each month. Here, she fills buckets from her water truck. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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For Many Navajo, A Visit From The 'Water Lady' Is A Refreshing Sight

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