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Broken Rainbow is a 1985 documentary film about the government-enforced relocation of thousands of Navajo Native Americans from their ancestral homes in Arizona. The Navajo were relocated to aid mining speculation in a process that began in the 1970s and continues to this day. The film is narrated by Martin Sheen. The title song was written by Laura Nyro. 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Navajo (also Navaho) people of the southwestern United States call themselves the Diné (pronounced ), which roughly means the people. They speak the Navajo language, and many are members of the Navajo Nation, an independent government structure which manages the Navajo reservation in the Four Corners area of the United... Native Americans is a term which has several different common meanings and scope, according to regional use and context. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Martin Sheen Martin Sheen (born Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez August 3, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American actor, best known for his roles in the film Apocalypse Now and, most recently, as President Josiah Bartlet on the television drama The West Wing. ... Laura Nyro (born Laura Nigro) (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter and singer, one of the most influential musicians to emerge in the 1960s. ...

External links

  • Broken Rainbow at the IMDB
Preceded by:
The Times of Harvey Milk
Academy Award for Documentary Feature
Succeeded by:
Artie Shaw: Time is All You've Got
tied with
Down and Out in America

  Results from FactBites:
Broken Rainbow Press Pages (513 words)
Broken Rainbow LGBT Domestic Violence Service (UK) is the first LGBT organisation dedicated to confronting and eliminating domestic violence within and against our community.
Broken Rainbow LGBT Domestic Violence Service (UK) was formed in 2002 to give a voice and provide support to LGBT people experiencing domestic violence.
Broken Rainbow's next goal is to set up emergency refuge services for our community.
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