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Cooley, Bradford D. "The Navajo Uranium Ban: Tribal Sovereignty v. National Energy Demands." Journal of Land Resources & Environmental Law 26 (2005).

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Fujie, Atushi. “Michael Heizer’s Land Art.” In Bigaku: The Japanese Journal of Aesthetics, 55:1 (Summer, 2004).

Goldman, Judith. “My Sculpture in the Desert: Robert C. Scull and Michael Heizer.” In Archives of American Art Journal 50: 1/2 (Spring 2011): 62–67.

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