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Cocopah Indian Tribe COVID-19 vaccine rollout, evaluating public's interest

To better understand the stigma behind vaccines in the community, the tribe launched a survey and asked for questions.

Lauren Redniss on "Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hidden history of Tucson's Barnum Hill; living with dementia during the pandemic; and a short story read by Aurelie Sheehan.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers weighs its authority over Rosemont Mine

The corps said it would consult with local tribes before making the decision, then it rescinded the invite.

Supreme Court to hear case on pandemic aid for tribes

The confusion on if Alaska Native Corporations qualify for the aid lies with some ambiguous language in the CARES Act.

Apache Stronghold files temporary restraining order and lien to stop transfer of Oak Flat

The nonprofit argued in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Western Apache own the religious site.

Trump administration faces lawsuit to stop land transfer of Indigenous religious site to mining company

The lawsuit says the destruction of Oak Flat violates the Apaches' right to religious freedom.

New letter asks Mexican officials to help stop border wall construction

As Trump visits the border for the last time in his presidency, groups say they want Mexico to stand against more wall.

Land swap of Oak Flat due to start Friday

The transfer is opposed by San Carlos Apache tribal members who do not want it become a copper mine.

Navajo Nation reports 237 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths

Weekend lockdowns extend through Jan. 25

Electors, tribal leaders react to seizure of Capitol building

The heads of the Tohono O'odham and Navajo Nation condemned the violence in Washington D.C.

Navajo Nation reports 15 COVID deaths Tuesday

The increase in reported deaths was due to a lag in reporting and confirming cases, a spokesperson said.

Navajo Nation casinos to lay off more than 1,100

Lack of revenue caused by prolonged closures

Navajo Nation reports 153 new virus cases, four more deaths

Numbers are dropping but worries about holiday surge persist

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