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Bill would allow Indigenous students to wear cultural clothing at graduation

Advocates say after a year of protests over racial injustice, it's a meaningful change.

Conversation with Arlando Teller about transportation in tribal lands

The former Arizona state lawmaker talks about his new job in the U.S. Department of Transportation and his legacy in Arizona.

COVID-19 vaccine rollout across AZ tribal lands

Indian Health Serves lays out how the pandemic has impacted Indigenous Arizonans.

Appeals court denies emergency motion for injunction at Oak Flat

The decision comes as a nonprofit appeals a district court's ruling that denied a preliminary injunction at the proposed mine site.

Borderlands groups submit list of wall sections prioritized for removal

One of the most comprehensive outlines so far lists roughly 70 miles of wall segments across the Borderlands.

Tohono O'odham Community College has received hygiene supplies from AT&T

The community college hopes the nearly $77,000 worth of supplies helps protect students when they come back to campuses.

Forest Service rescinds environmental review for Resolution Copper proposed mine

It is unclear how the withdrawn final environmental impact statement will impact Oak Flat or the land swap.

Phoenix to dismantle Squaw Peak, Robert E. Lee street signs

Historically, “Squaw” is a slur used to describe Native American women

Navajo Nation Covid-19 cases continue to decline

Navajo Nation reports 7 new COVID-19 cases and 3 more deaths

Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

The confirmation hearing for Native American Deb Haaland has raised questions about whether she's being treated differently

Gila River Indian Community works with AZ National Guard to vaccinate members

The tribe has administered about 10,000 doses of the vaccine to eligible community members.

Apache Stronghold files emergency appeal in Oak Flat case

As the expected date of the land swap approaches, a nonprofit fights to save an Apache religious site from becoming a copper mine.

Conversation with health expert in the Navajo Nation about COVID-19

The head of the Navajo Department of Health also talks about her experiences advising then President-elect Joe Biden on COVID-19.

The Navajo Nation has its exceeded vaccination goal for February

Now, the sovereign nation is aiming to administer 120,00 doses by the end of the month.

Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Rep. Haaland is President Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior

Apache Stronghold files appeal in fight over Oak Flat

A law firm with an undefeated record in the U.S. Supreme Court will be representing the group in the religious liberties case.

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