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Navajo doctor named Indian Health Service's chief medical officer

For the last several years, Dr. Loretta Christensen been one of IHS' leaders in the Navajo Nation.

Newly introduced bill aims to increase access to clean water in tribal lands

If passed, the bill could provide billions across a variety of federal programs to improve water infrastructure and operation.

Arizona reports 1,441 more COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

8th day in a row of more than 1,000 cases

White Mountain Apache Tribe to reinstate 10 p.m. curfew

After 12 new cases in 24 hours, the tribe will move to Phase 3 restrictions. It also canceled its upcoming fair and rodeo.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe to launch vaccination incentive program

The tribe is offering $100 to members living in Arizona who are fully-vaccinated.

U.S. Education Secretary visits Tohono O'odham Community College

Secretary Cardona pitched President Biden's 'Build Back Better' agenda and listened to the needs of the community.

White Mountain Apache Tribe announces first Delta variant cases

The small tribe has been hit hard throughout the pandemic with over 4,000 cases since April 2020.

UA issues statement acknowledging Indigenous lands

The university said it hopes to use the statement to guide education, partnerships, and community service.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions

The court ruled 6-3 against a Democratic challenge to the restrictions

Supreme Court has decided Alaska Native Corporations qualify for CARES Act funding

If the court had sided with federally-recognized tribes, some tribal nations, possibly in Arizona, may have received more funds.

COVID-19 Delta variant identified in the Navajo Nation

The first confirmed appreance of the variant comes as the nation nears 31,000 cases.

Fire restrictions, State trust land and Navajo Nation

To reduced fire danger, access to state trust land closes and the Navajo Nation implements Stage 2 fire restrictions.

Former Havasupai chairman dies at 73

Rex Tilousi was an advocate against uranium mining within the Grand Canyon, home of the tribe.

Haaland announces investigation into Indigenous boarding schools

She said 'at no time in history' has such a probe reflected the true impact of the policy among Indigenous families.

Telegraph Fire evacuee grateful to firefighters for saving business

Residents of Top-of-the-World had to temporarily evacuate.

Tohono O'odham Nation advocates in Congress for properly funded federal services

Tribal leaders call out government's failure to fulfill promises to fund hospitals, school and detention centers in tribal lands.

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