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Neda Billie says she's so excited to turn the lights on in her home on the Navajo Nation. About 10% of Navajos on the reservation live without electricity, and as much as 40% have to haul their water and use outhouses. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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For Many Navajos, Getting Hooked Up To The Power Grid Can Be Life-Changing

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Carolyn DeFord poses with the missing persons poster for her mother, Leona Kinsey, who went missing in October 1999. Dupe Oyebolu/StoryCorps hide caption

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'It Surfaces With The Same Rawness': A Daughter Remembers Her Mother's Disappearance

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The view of the Grand Canyon from the top floor of Desert View Watchtower on the southeastern rim. Eleven tribes have traditional ties to the Grand Canyon. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Overcoming A 'Long, Bitter Relationship,' Grand Canyon And Tribes Mark Centennial

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Memorial to the Wounded Knee Massacre that occurred on Dec. 29, 1890, near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota. VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed wall would devastate his community. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Native American Leader: 'A Wall Is Not The Answer'

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Houses on the Navajo Nation sit near sandstone cliffs north of Many Farms, Ariz. New Census Bureau estimates show a low rate of high-speed internet access among Native Americans who live on tribal land. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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People listen to speakers raising awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women at a rally at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle prior to the Women's March on January 20. A new report examines missing and murdered Indigenous women in cities, not on reservations, and found local law enforcement agencies often do not adequately track such crimes. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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Keystone XL pipeline sections sit on a train near Glendive, Mont. Nate Hegyi/Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption

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As Construction Of Keystone XL Is Paused, Tribes Brace For What's Next

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Residential roads with no street name or number signs, such as this one in Belcourt, N.D., are common on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. Under recently tightened state rules, voters in North Dakota are required to present identification with a street address, which is a hurdle for Native Americans. Blake Nicholson/AP hide caption

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This June, instructions were posted at an early voting precinct in Bismarck, N.D. In that primary election, tribal IDs that did not show residential addresses were accepted as voter ID. But those same IDs will not be accepted in the general election. James MacPherson/AP hide caption

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A wooden cross marks an unidentified U.S. Army grave at Fort Laramie, Wyo., as pictured in 2009. The Fort Laramie National Historic Site will host a gathering of Lakota people this weekend to commemorate an 1868 treaty with the U.S. government. Matt Joyce/AP hide caption

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Amid Keystone XL Fight, The Lakota Treaty Of Fort Laramie Turns 150

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