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HUD Awards $8.3 Million To Arizona Tribes

The projects aim to create economic opportunities and prevent families from moving off the reservation.

Tucson Turns 242, Though Some Put Age at 4,000

Community celebration to include native foods, cannon fire on the presidio grounds.

Navajo, Other Tribes Consider Eclipse A Bad Omen

The Navajo believe a sort of death occurs when the moon blocks out the sun, the most powerful deity for the tribe.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Navajo Allocate $3 Million to Area Stuck in Poverty for Decades

Bennett Freeze area was frozen in time due to restrictions arising from a land dispute.

Report: Rate of Native American Uninsured Fell Under Obamacare

Still, the uninsured rate remains high and will rise if Medicaid is cut, an author of the study said.

Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center

Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.

On Health Care, Crowd Asks Grijalva: 'What can we do?'

Health care town hall draws more than 250 people.

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

The staple food on the Navajo Nation simultaneously calls up historical trauma, perseverance, pride and public health issues.

Navajo President: We Will Embrace Renewable Energy

Move will help transition from coal-fired generating station and find job sources.

Navajo Nation To Negotiate Power Plant Lease

If the tribe doesn’t approve a lease extension in the next week, the plant will have to close at the end of this year.

Community Support Gives Día de San Juan Festival New Life

When organizers announced its cancellation earlier this year, the community rallied.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Electricity Restored to Tohono O'odham Nation after 2 Days

Weather-related outage started Monday evening; power was restored Wednesday evening.

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