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Phoenix to dismantle Squaw Peak, Robert E. Lee street signs

Historically, “Squaw” is a slur used to describe Native American women

Navajo Nation Covid-19 cases continue to decline

Navajo Nation reports 7 new COVID-19 cases and 3 more deaths

Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

The confirmation hearing for Native American Deb Haaland has raised questions about whether she's being treated differently

Gila River Indian Community works with AZ National Guard to vaccinate members

The tribe has administered about 10,000 doses of the vaccine to eligible community members.

Apache Stronghold files emergency appeal in Oak Flat case

As the expected date of the land swap approaches, a nonprofit fights to save an Apache religious site from becoming a copper mine.

Conversation with health expert in the Navajo Nation about COVID-19

The head of the Navajo Department of Health also talks about her experiences advising then President-elect Joe Biden on COVID-19.

The Navajo Nation has its exceeded vaccination goal for February

Now, the sovereign nation is aiming to administer 120,00 doses by the end of the month.

Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Rep. Haaland is President Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior

Apache Stronghold files appeal in fight over Oak Flat

A law firm with an undefeated record in the U.S. Supreme Court will be representing the group in the religious liberties case.

Federal judge issues order, not stopping mining effort at Oak Flat

By not granting the preliminary injunction, the land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and Resolution Copper will proceed.

Navajo Nation reports 35 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Nation President Jonathan Nez issues statement reminding people on the reservation of the mask mandate

Court rules against Apaches in bid to halt proposed mine

Tribes and environmental groups had argued to stop the transfer

Historic preservation council says mitigation commitments don't 'offset the destruction' of Oak Flat

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is looking for public comment.

Fort Yuma Quechan Tribal Council member dies after getting COVID-19

Claudette White was new to the council but had a legal history in tribal courts as a judge.

New District 7 state representative named

Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren was appointed the newest representative for District 7.

A conversation with law expert about Oak Flat and treaties

Law Professor Stacy Leeds discusses how a treaty from 1852 has bearing in the battle over Oak Flat.

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