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Karletta Chief, an associate professor at University of Arizona, pounds a soil sample tube into the Hogback irrigation canal near Waterflow, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation in 2017. Soil sampling is done to measure arsenic and lead in the sediment to better understand the impact of the Gold King Mine Spill of 2015 on the Navajo Nation. (Photo/UofA)

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University of Arizona expanding its focus of Indigenous peoples
Diné professor Karletta Chief to lead Indigenous Resilience Center

UofA has launched the Indigenous Resilience Center, a new initiative to support national and international indigenous communities’ ability to respond to environmental challenges such as climate change, droughts, flooding and pandemics.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News October 5, 2021