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Video: Not Ready for Change: Navajo Nation’s View on Same-Sex Marriage

Following the New Mexico Supreme Court’s ruling saying that same-sex marriage is constitutional, we look at the issues it raises on the Navajo Nation.

New Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled in December that same-sex marriage was constitutional, and the state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples across the state. The change has forced the Navajo Nation, which straddles the Arizona and New Mexico border, to reconsider its beliefs on gay rights. For now, the nation’s largest Native American reservation isn’t observing same-sex marriage, and most Navajo support that. But a few Navajo say the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage across the nation is cause for debate on the reservation.