Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley, Jr. Signs Diné Natural Resources Protection Act of 2005

Joe Shirley, Frank J. Dayish, Southwest Research and Information Center

This site holds the April 30, 2005 press release from Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley, Jr. stating that the first Native American tribal law banning uranium mining and milling on the Navajo Nation had been signed.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Policy, Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources:Opinion
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science