• Native American leaders say Chaco prayers being answered

    3 days ago - By Chron

    CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK, N.M. - The stillness that enveloped Chaco Canyon was almost deafening, broken only by the sound of a raven's wings batting the air while it circled overhead.
    Then a chorus of leaders from several Native American tribes began to speak, their voices echoing off the nearby sandstone cliffs. They spoke of a deep connection to the canyon - the heart of Chaco Culture National Historic Park - and the importance of ensuring that oil and gas development beyond the park's boundaries does not sever that tie for future generations.
    The Indigenous leaders from the...
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