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Hundreds protest border wall construction through national monument

The crowd said they were there to protest wall construction as well as treatment of Indigenous sites and the environment.

US House OKs protections near Chaco park in New Mexico

The park is at the center of a debate over oil and gas development in an area dotted by historical sites.

Group explores community impact of violence against Indigenous women

MMWIG committee members hear "heart-wrenching" stories from family members.

Slow broadband speeds challenge Tohono O'odham Community College

People living on tribal lands or in rural areas have underserved broadband needs across Arizona.

Group warns of consequences in Arizona if mercury emission standard is rolled back

A report says lives and costs are saved with the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard in place.

Navajo voters elect new delegate to tribal council

Carl Roessel Slater will represent five communities in the Arizona portion of the reservation.

A New Mexico icon, Spanish conquistador faces attacks

A new generation of activists criticize the use of the figure because of its connection to colonialism and genocide.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

Proposals would dam Little Colorado River for hydropower

The proposals are reigniting concerns brought up by a failed plan years ago to build a gondola into the Grand Canyon.

San Xavier hay fire burns thousands of dollars of feed

The fire destroyed approximately 20,000 bales of alfalfa costing between $6.50 and $16 each.

Environmentalists concerned about two dam proposals near Grand Canyon

Opponents say the projects would disrupt the ecology of the area and damage a site sacred to the Hopi Tribe.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe distributes gaming funds to community groups

The grants represent a percentage of its contribution to the state through its tribal gaming compact with the state.

31 bison from Grand Canyon sent to Oklahoma tribe

Park officials say the hundreds of bison at the park are harming water sources and the landscape.

Park Service: New border wall will threaten critical archaeological sites

A report by the agency details impacted sites in Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Exploring the science behind medical marijuana

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Criminal justice employees see what life is like after prison, how to pronounce Tohono O'odham, and a look at "Voices of Vail."

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