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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.

Tohono O'odham Rodeo Returns for 80th Year

Events include cultural performances and activities alongside classic rodeo events.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

Navajo Council Rejects Grand Canyon Tram Proposal

The council voted 16-2 to kill the agreement.

Navajo Nation Holds Out Hope for Navajo Generating Station Buyer

Potential buyers are under review, the tribe said, the first step in a lengthy process for a possible sale.

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.

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