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State of unease: Colorado basin tribes without water rights

Hualapai tribal land in northwestern Arizona borders 100 miles of the Colorado River, but the tribe can't draw from it.

Dept. of Interior finishes removal of Native American racial slur

Nearly 650 locations were renamed across the United States including dozens in Arizona,

US to award $35M in grants to tribes for 988 crisis line

Arizona has more than 20 federally recognized tribes.

Arizona sees its first Tribal Area Health Education Center

The center will work to bolster health care education and training to American Indian communities.

Tribe: Arizona built border barrier against its wishes

The Cocophah Indian Tribe has a number of concerns.

Navajo Nation sees success in COVID-19 vaccination for children

More than half of the children are vaccinated.

Tribal boarding schools much improved, but legacy of old schools remains

Arizona had the second highest number of the schools in the country.

Oil spill stopped from reaching tributary on Navajo Nation

Up to 80 barrels of brine water were released.

San Xavier Mission School closed

A lack of enrollment forced the school to suspend operations.

Fight over Resolution Copper Mine drags on

Both sides expect the fight to continue

Tribes in the Colorado River basin say they're 'in the dark' as states discuss water conservation

The complaint comes as Colorado River water users are trying to come up with a new sharing plan.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Tohono O'odham Community College to receive federal grant for Internet access

The U.S. Department of Commerce awards nearly two million dollars

Navajo president signs pandemic aid priorities, $1B spend

The spending plan covers COVID-19 and infrastructure.

Indigenous students to get full University of Arizona tuition

University will pay tuition and fees for all who qualify.

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