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Earth Notes
10:06 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Businessman Jack Doggett

Flagstaff, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, Jack Doggett describes the challenges of doing business on the Navajo Nation. Doggett just helped complete a deal five years in the making to bring better cell coverage to the reservation.

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Earth Notes
10:02 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

Edge of the Rez - NAU Student Colleen Cooley

Shonto, AZ – At the university level, chances of graduating are the lowest among Native Americans. The cultureal shift is often difficult and the understanding from professors is crucial. As part of KNAU's series Edge of the Rez, this story profiles the Cooleys: a traditional Navajo family whose five children have left the reservation for school.

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Earth Notes
10:00 pm
Tue November 14, 2006

Edge of the Rez - The Days

Flagstaff, AZ – For our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we profile Joe, Janice and Jonathan Day - a bi-cultural Indian trading family. Their story raises issues of stereotypes, assimilation and navigating two worlds.

Earth Notes
9:43 am
Tue November 14, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Singer Radmilla Cody

Flagstaff, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez Revisited series, Radmilla Cody talks about racism on and off the reservation. A former Miss Navajo, Cody is half-Navajo, half-African American.

Earth Notes
9:39 am
Tue November 14, 2006

Edge of the Rez - From Navajo to Winslow

Winslow, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we speak with Mona Seamon and Lita Scott, who moved to Winslow from the Navajo Nation in 1984.

Earth Notes
9:18 am
Mon November 13, 2006

Edge of the Rez - New Detox Center

Flagstaff, AZ – In the first installment of our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we learn about the problem of chronic drunkenness at Flagstaff Medical Center's emergency room. We also hear about the proposed Detox center to be built in Flagstaff.

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Earth Notes
9:17 am
Mon November 13, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Ecotones

Flagstaff, AZ – For our series Edge of the Rez Revisited, we asking people what "Edge of the Rez" means. NAU Professor Nancy Johnson describes it in terms of "ecotones".

Earth Notes
9:17 am
Mon November 13, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Racism in Border Towns

Flagstaff, AZ – In the first installment of our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we return to the topic of racism in reservation border towns, and what's being done about it.

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Earth Notes
9:16 am
Mon November 13, 2006

Edge of the Rez - Winslow Mayor Allan Affeldt

Winslow, AZ – In the first installment of our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we hear from Winslow mayor Allan Affeldt. He talks about opening La Posada, fighting with the drunk bars, and dealing with chronic alcoholics on the streets and in his lobby.

Earth Notes
3:33 am
Wed November 8, 2006

Munsil Blames Public Financing for Defeat

Phoenix, AZ – Pollster Earl de Berge noted that before Munsil was the
GOP contender he was president of the Center for
Arizona Policy. In that position he lobbied to restrict
abortion, ban gay marriage and provide public funds for
private and parochial schools. De Berge noted that
fewer than one in five registered voters went to the
polls in September, something that worked to Munsil's
benefit in winning the Republican nomination.

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