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Campaign Season Opens for Navajo Nation Presidency

Economic development will be a key issue, as the tribe relies on a power plant that is expected to close.

Sports Betting Ruling Has Ripples for US Tribes With Casinos

The Supreme Court decision is being welcomed by tribes wanting to bring sports betting to their casinos.

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Navajo Teachers Change Rally Cry To 'Rez For Ed'

Many rural schools stayed open during a statewide walkout, but teachers there participated in their own ways.

Navajo Leaders: Trump Shift on Native American Health Care Violates Treaties

Administration saying American Indians a race, not a sovereign nation; and Navajo tribal leader says that violates treaties.

Arizona Lawmakers OK Tax Break to Potential Coal Plant Buyers

The measure is an attempt to make the Navajo Generating Station more attractive to potential buyers.

Navajo Nation Latest to Sue Over Opioid Epidemic in US

The tribe says American Indians have suffered disproportionately from opioid dependency or abuse.

Toka: An Old Game Gaining New Popularity

With younger players picking up the Tohono O'odham game toka, three generations of women take the field at the same time.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Museum Series Supports Emerging Native American Artists

Pairs emerging artists with experienced potters and basket weavers from all over the Southwest.

Court Rules in Favor of Havasupai Students in Education Suit

The historic decision sets precedent, recognizes impact of historical, intergenerational trauma.

Changing Minds with Nonviolence: Dr. Bernard Lafayette

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Indigenous Voices" explores the concept of natural democracy; author Lala Corriere on researching opioids for her novel "Tracks".

Northern Arizona Leaders to Discuss Hopi Land Swap

The exchange would settle a long-standing federal commitment to the tribe.

Navajos Settle Voting Rights Lawsuit

Settlement requires accessible polling places and language assistance.

A Day at the Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair

Meet some of the people behind the event, which completed its 80th year.

Navajo Nation Amber Alert System Goes Live

The mass notification system, in test mode, can reach 11 counties in three states when a child goes missing.

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