Lead: The Navajo-Hopi land dispute involves an excruciatingly complex mix of tradition, religion, economic exploitation, scarce energy resources, and environmental devastation.

Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: In the American Southwest, the states of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah come together at a precise point in the middle of the desert. The region surrounding that point is known as the Four Corners. This is the home of two Native American tribal groupings, the Hopi and the Navajo.