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ahosai  ·  259 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: New Mexico town near vast reservation shuts everyone out

I worked in Window Rock on the Navajo Nation last summer and stayed in Gallup while I was there. Both the rez and Gallup are possibly the most abject poverty I have ever experienced in the developed world. The horrors of colonialism still affect that part of the country.