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Navajo Nation members have scarce access to running water in Monument Valley, which spans Arizona and Utah.

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Water hole: No running water on Navajo Nation reservation

Some Navajo ask if the cost of running water is worth the risk to their traditional way of life

MONUMENT VALLEY — On the outskirts of Monument Valley, touching the Arizona-Utah border, a water well is encased in a brick building behind a barb-wired fence. A few cattle graze nearby, mooing to occasionally pierce the quiet.