Life on the Acoma Reservation in northwestern New Mexico is rooted in tradition. After all, it’s one of the longest continually occupied communities in America.

But when Miriam Salvador found herself too exhausted to walk from her small farm back to her house on top of a 350-foot mesa, she knew her health was in danger—her life was in danger—and she needed outside help—and fast.

Read the full story on KATU.com