Marjorie is the managing editor for New Mexico In Depth. She’s covered New Mexico politics and policy issues since 2008, first with the New Mexico Independent, the state’s first digital nonprofit news outlet, and then with New Mexico In Depth. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in community planning from the University of New Mexico. She has held management positions in both the private and nonprofit sectors, leading financial management and program teams.
Uranium mines are personal for Dariel Yazzie. Now head of the Navajo Nation’s Superfund program, Yazzie grew up near Monument Valley, Arizona, where the Vanadium Corporation of America started uranium operations in the 1940s. His childhood home sat a stone’s throw from piles of waste from uranium milling, known as tailings. His grandfather, Luke Yazzie, […]