Thursday, October 13, 2011

Fighting climate change in the Navajo Nation

jetsonorama, "Keep it Real" (back)
Jetsonorama installs an image of photographer and artist Raechel Running. Photo by xomiele.

Fighting climate change in the Navajo Nation via Grist
"The original inhabitants of the land that is now the Navajo Nation knew something about writing on walls. Spend any amount of time kicking around this canyon country and you'll find symbols and images painted and etched into the stone. Though street art might seem like a similar art form, born from similar impulses generations later in cities such as New York and LA, finding it here in its modern form seems unlikely: You can drive for hours and see little sign of human life, save for an occasional passing pickup truck or a hogan tucked into the scrub."
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