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Are the Southwest Monument Designations Permanent?

Obama declares Bears Ears, Gold Butte monuments in a changing political landscape.

Joint Effort Aims for Border Crossing at 'Speed of Business'

Mayor of Nogales, Son., on the election; Tohono O'odham looking forward.

Uranium Push-Pull Near Grand Canyon in Appeals Court

The two cases deal with uranium mining on public lands, but from different approaches.

Havasupai Sue To Protect Their Water

Havasu Creek is both water source and livelihood for the Grand Canyon tribe.

Indian Health Service Funds Preventive Services for Native Youth

$1.4 million slated for combating meth use, suicide.

Navajo Farmers Open Legal Battle Over Mine Waste Spill

The spill contaminated three rivers and the tribe's irrigation source.

Comedian Tig Notaro Has a Great Career Despite Bad Advice

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A veteran's eye witness account of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Navajo nation.

Obama Could Still Make Bears Ears A Monument

Southern Utah area is considered sacred by many tribes and communities in the Southwest.

Tribal Gaming Compact Reworked; O'odham Do Not Sign

Governor, 8 tribal leaders sign to expand opportunities while restricting Phoenix area.

Tohono O'odham Say No to Border Wall on Their Land

Tribe has crossed political border traversing ancestral land since time immemorial.

Does FBI Probe Affect Presidential Race in Arizona?

Plus, the push for Latino, Native American votes; and two asteroids pass by Earth.

Buy-Back Program Helps Tribes Consolidate 1.7 Million Acres

Effort aims to consolidate fractionated lands and restore tribal sovereignty.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

Tohono O'odham Leaders Hope to Get Youth to Vote Early

Those who don't have an ID with an address on it can vote early, tribal officials say.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

The resolution targets the export of sacred artifacts, calls for collaboration to stop the trade.

Richard Shelton Talks About "Nobody Rich or Famous"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Feeding Our Future examines "Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate"

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