Males had a median income of ,786 versus ,846 for females. About 56.1% of families and 59.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 65.8% of those under age 18 and 76.5% of those age 65 or over.The area is served by the Holbrook Unified School District.The Navajo believe that the dead are to be respected and this process appeared to them extremely disrespectful.To combat the possibility of a Waste-Tech Services, Inc.The population density was 75.4 people per square mile (29.1/km²).
Council delegates: Jerry Freddie (four terms), Elmer Begay (first term) Chapter president: Manual Shirley Chapter vice president: Chapter secretary: Chapter treasure: Past Council delegates: Manual Shirley 1978-1990 Alfred Joe 1990-1994 Elmer Clark 1990-1994 Dilkon is located at of 2000, there were 1,265 people, 298 households, and 264 families residing in the CDP.The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.00% Native American, 1.58% White, 0% Asian, Pacific Islander, or Black/African American, 0.40% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races.1.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.facility, the citizens created the organization Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment (CARE). put on a public hearing and brought in a panel of engineers to discuss the project, in hopes of gaining back public favor.Co-founded by Lori Goodman and Abe Plummer, CARE was able to reduce the project’s credibility in Dilkon. The final citizen’s vote was ninety-nine opposed to the project, six for the project.On March 6, tribal leaders unanimously rescinded their approval of the project.CARE had successfully blocked the possibility of a toxic waste dump on their land.Similarly, indigenous people often have religious or ancestral ties to specific tracts of land.This unique relationship makes them less likely to leave, makes the land more valuable, and makes them even more staunchly opposed to polluting it in any way.Their statement proclaims that “this initiative will bring accumulated traditional knowledge of Indigenous peoples from North America coming from climate-energy impact zones and persons experienced in linking an indigenous rights-based framework to climate policy.” IEN claims its success lies in the bridging of tribal and age barriers.Not only does it emphasize the interaction of its varying member tribes, but also through specific youth and elders groups. Their Youth Council solicits involvement by young indigenous peoples and tries to make connections between urban culture of the youth and the environmental issues the communities face.