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New report looks into water insecurity in tribal lands across Colorado River Basin

A new report shows when it comes to clean water, its race that best predicts the haves and have nots.

Tohono O'odham Nation removes curfew, and amends other guidelines

The nation is now allowing funeral and wake services to occur after dark.

Navajo Nation reports almost half of its adult residents fully vaccinated

The nation says 91,278 people are fully vaccinated and Thursday was it's fifth day with no new deaths.

Navajo Nation reports no COVID-19 deaths for 4th day in row

Tribal officials had ordered a lockdown last weekend over fears that a new variant could drive another deadly surge

State and tribes sign new gaming compact

More casinos and games will be allowed as part of the new deals.

Tribal nations: changes coming with the American Rescue Plan and a new federal administration

Secretary Deb Haaland discusses national building possibilities funded by the 'largest single investment in Indian Country.'

House subcommittee discusses bill trying to save Oak Flat

During the hearing, lawmakers and witnesses made their cases for or against the bill, discussing religious, environmental and economic issues.

Arizonans attend board meeting of international company proposing copper mine at Oak Flat

Leaders in the effort to oppose the mining project ask shareholders to abandon the project and leave Arizona.

COVID-19 vaccine clinic for Native Americans in downtown Tucson

If registered for the event, members of federally recognized tribes can get a shot at the Tucson Indian Center Saturday.

Navajo Nation records case of California COVID-19 variant

The news comes a week after the tribe identified another variant first found in the United Kingdom.

New missing and murdered unit for American Indians and Alaska Natives

The new enterprise would facilitate interagency investigations on current and cold cases.

Havasupai tribal council member named White House environmental justice advisor

Carletta Tilousi is representing all of Arizona within a council focused on challenging environmental injustices.

Colorado River tribes aim to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

Those reliant on the river’s flows for agricultural, municipal and industrial use are gearing up for years of negotiation over future policies.

Governor establishes Navajo Code Talker holiday

Now every August 14, the state of Arizona will recognize the Navajo U.S Marines in World War II who created an unbreakable code.

Anniversary of first COVID-19 cases among Tohono O'odham members

According Tohono O'odham Nation Health Care in early March 2021, 1,740 tribal members had contracted the disease.

La Indita has launched a fundraising campaign to buy its own building

The Tohono O'odham-Mexican restaurant will be moving in April but hopes to stay on Fourth Avenue.

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