For the Navajo Nation, ‘everything takes time,’ including voting

Turn off the two-lane highway that runs across the Navajo Nation, just a few miles south of the Utah border, and the pavement yields instantly to the desert. Drive slowly down an unmarked road, rocking side to side over the sandstone, and you will find the land where Darlene Yazzie’s family has lived for more than a century. It is quiet here, the late-summer sun beating down on a wooden pergola, a cat asleep against a tire in the shade of Ms. Yazzie’s car. When she looks at the news from outside the reservation, she said, she feels lucky to live where she does. Maggie Astor, The New  York Times.

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