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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

After the wall, border residents take stock of what's next

The Trump administration is expected to finish 450 miles of wall by the end of the year.

UA project assists tribal college students in STEAM majors

A grant will help foster Diné College student success after transferring to the university.

Navajo Nation prepares for vaccine deliveries

Officials are assuming the Pfizer vaccine will be approved this weekend, with shipments expected to arrive Monday.

Three Arizona tribal leaders on diverse slate of 11 electoral voters

What one former Arizona elector called a "sweet irony" was no accident.

New Mexico task force submits report on missing and murdered Indigenous peoples

After collecting data and testimonies, the group made recommendations to the state to better address the crisis.

A Tucson Original: Agnese Haury

Listen to an oral history of Agnese Haury's remarkable life, as told by those who knew and loved her.

Navajo Nation: 'uncontrolled spread of COVID-19,' stay-at-home order and plateauing cases

Since late November, the Navajo Nation has been taking steps to flatten a spike of COVID-19 cases.

Casino del Sol closing for the holidays

The casino, along with Casino of the Sun, will be closed from Dec. 7 to Jan. 2.

White Mountain Apache Tribe locks down due to increase in COVID-19 cases

The lockdown was triggered by a rolling three-day case count and will last the weekend.

Dr. Jill Jim named a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board

Executive Director of Navajo Nation Department of Health

News roundup: Pandemic at levels not seen since summer, tribal nations hit hard

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Nov. 24.

Crime in Indian Country: FBI explains its role

Crimes in tribal lands are a web of complexity, broken up between multiple jurisdictions.

Missing and murdered Indigenous women study committee releases recommendations

The committee identified a list of legislative, data and law enforcement recommendations.

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