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Navajo Nation to march in Farmington on Saturday


Members and leaders of the Navajo Nation will hold a march in Farmington, New Mexico, on Saturday to remember the victims of racial violence.

Tribal leaders acted after the beating death of a Navajo man by three white males and the fatal shooting of a Navajo man by a police officer. Both incidents took place in Farmington.

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley, Jr., Navajo presidential candidate Lynda Lovejoy, Hopi chairman Ivan Sydney and other leaders from the Four Corners area are scheduled to attend. Organizers expected between 500 to 1,500 participants.

Get the Story:
Walk planned to remember victims of racial hatred (The Gallup Independent 8/30)

Relevant Links:
Navajo Nation - http://www.navajo.org
Navajo Nation Council - http://www.navajonationcouncil.org

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