Briefly: Navajo Nation hard-hit by Colorado River drought

Newsweek reports that the federal government is expected to declare a water shortage in the lower basin of the Colorado River by 2022, triggering water cuts in Arizona and Nevada. The cuts will likely impact farmers and indigenous communities that have struggled to access their share of the Colorado River for years. The Navajo Nation is the largest reservation in the Unites States, comprised of more than 17 million acres in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

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