Same-sex marriage do or don’t?

Same-sex marriage do or don’t?

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The debate over same-sex marriage has spilled over to the Navajo reservation, with an openly gay citizen of the Navajo Nation saying a proposed ban on such unions is just another step towards assimilation.

“This act is against tradition, our own culture and our way of life,” said Sherrick Roanhorse, 24, a homosexual Navajo man who attends the University of New Mexico.

When not at school in Albuquerque, Roanhorse lives on the reservation near Steamboat, Ariz.

He said Navajo tradition teaches fairness — not discrimination.

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Source: Farmington Daily Times, May 17, 2005