No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity

In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Jimmie Long Jr. uses his cell phone flashlight to repair an oil lamp inside his Kaibwto home on the Navajo Reservation. Long and his wife, Miranda Haskie, were spending one last night without electricity in their home before being connected to the grid on Thursday, May 16, 2019. An ambitious project to connect homes to the electric grid on the country's largest American Indian reservation is wrapping up. Utility crews from across the U.S. have volunteered their time over the past few weeks to hook up about 300 homes on the Navajo Nation.

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