Canyonram wrote:a complex issue with no easy answers.
"It's not Disneyland," said Lynn Hamilton of the Grand Canyon River Guides, a canyon advocacy and environmental group. "It's one of the seven natural wonders of the world. To mar that somehow with such commercialism right there, in your face would just seem contrary to what the value of Grand Canyon is."
paulhubbard wrote:This post is NOT intended to offend any members who belong to the Navajo Nation, if it does let Joe know and he can remove it.
berkforbes wrote:I think its time for a new Monkey Wrench Gang to be assembled
Tough_Boots wrote:Why is everyone so upset about them developing on their land? I mean, when everyone was fighting about Snowbowl it seemed like the big argument was that the indigenous people have no right because its not their land and that's how America works.
Actually, it was the very first thing I thought when I read where they wanted to do it.azbackpackr wrote:I didn't just make it up out of my head.
Outdoor Lover wrote:I still remember a commercial as a child, of the Indian shedding a tear about all of the littering and trashing of the country. Now, the areas around the communities on the Reservations in the Southwest, are some of the trashiest, dirtiest places imaginable. It's like the Native American community has done a 180 as far as being stewards and respecting the land in which they live.
Unfortunately, it's not just the rich and powerful that no longer care for the land....Tough_Boots wrote:I would also not say that the rich and powerful on the reservation always reflect the views of the others-- just like in the rest of the world.
Outdoor Lover wrote:But just because you're poor, doesn't mean you have to live like a slob.
Tough_Boots wrote:I'm not sure why Native Americans get picked on more for it.
Tough_Boots wrote:There isn't that kind of all-encompassing poverty anywhere else in the country.
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