See why the consequences of the Navajos’ relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 continue to this day. When a Navajo couple discovers their children have a disorder that makes exposure to sunlight fatal, they also learn their reservation is a hotbed for this rare genetic disease. Why? Sun Kissed, airing Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9 p.m. on WXXI World, follows Dorey and Yolanda Nez as they confront cultural taboos, tribal history and their own unconventional choices to learn the shocking truth: The consequences of the Navajos’ Long Walk — their forced relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 — are far from over. By Maya Stark and Adi Lavy.
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