Navajo artists express experience with Gold Mine spill

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Navajo artists express experience with Gold Mine spill

New exhibition shows how tribe dealt with blowout last August
Venaya Yazzie called on Navajo artists to share their experience with the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill through art. The exhibition premiered Sunday at Rotary Park in Durango.
Painting by Navajo artist Ruthie Edd. Edd said it was easier to express her painful emotions surrounding the Aug. 5 mine blowout through art.
Painting by Navajo artist Chamise Edd on right. Edd said the Gold King Mine spill left her feeling the river was taken from her.

Navajo artists express experience with Gold Mine spill

Venaya Yazzie called on Navajo artists to share their experience with the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill through art. The exhibition premiered Sunday at Rotary Park in Durango.
Painting by Navajo artist Ruthie Edd. Edd said it was easier to express her painful emotions surrounding the Aug. 5 mine blowout through art.
Painting by Navajo artist Chamise Edd on right. Edd said the Gold King Mine spill left her feeling the river was taken from her.
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