By Elizabeth Cohen
June 11, 1995
The crash last month of one of the nation’s most advanced warplanes on this peaceful Indian reservation just west of the Continental Divide has forged an unlikely alliance of secrecy between a reclusive ancient people and the Air Force.
Military officials refuse to talk about the crash, as do tribal officials. When the silence around Zuni is broken, it is most likely to be by members of the tribe who talk of their concerns about the exposure of Zuni Indians to highly toxic chemicals at the crash site and in the smoke from the plane’s explosion.[FULL ARTICLE]