June 6, 2017
Zhane Atene, right, and her younger sister, Leighan Atene, fill plastic ontainers with water to haul back home.
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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.