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As Navajo Nation medical officials state that the Nation is now in a major health crisis and pleaded with the public to stay home, the Navajo Nation president extended the stay-at-home-order and extends 57-hour lockdowns.

December 4, 2020
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Once the Federal Drug Administration approves one or multiple vaccines, a plan by Navajo Area Indian Health Service, says the Nation will coordinate the delivery of vaccine doses across the Indian Health Service system in three phases.

December 3, 2020
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Top hospital officials across Arizona urged the state Wednesday to take more action to stop the spread of COVID-19, making a bleak projection thst the health care system could go beyond capacity later this month.

By By JONATHAN J. COOPER and TERRY TANG, Associated Press December 3, 2020
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.

By Associated Press December 2, 2020
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NEW YORK (AP) — Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, an influential government advisory panel said Tuesday.

By MIKE STOBBE, Associated Press December 2, 2020
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Lawmakers on the Navajo Nation are considering a bill to extend a 2 percent sales tax on unhealthy food and beverages sold on the reservation.

By Associated Press December 2, 2020
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The AIA announced Nov. 19 winter sports can resume Jan. 5, with the last allowed day of competition Feb. 19.

By By Cole Cusumano, Cronkite News December 1, 2020
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The Utah Department of Public Safety said biologists spotted the monolith Nov. 18.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska is creating the nation’s largest tribal national park on a forested bluff overlooking the Missouri River and a historic site of its people.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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Public health messages across the Navajo Nation emphasize social distancing, as seen on this community billboard.

December 1, 2020
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With COVID-19 cases spiking on the Navajo and Hopi reservations, the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund is sending out an urgent plea for more funds so it can continue to help families in need on both reservations.

By Katherine Locke December 1, 2020
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The EPA also said it was formally withdrawing a mitigation plan for the two plants it had submitted under the Obama administration in 2016.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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In 1945, Kabotie received a Guggenheim fellowship to study prehistoric Mimbres pottery.

December 1, 2020
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Chastity De Guzman and her four children have lived in a home on the Navajo Nation without power since 2015. She said they had been on a waiting list for over two years when a crew finally showed up in September to connect their home to electricity.

By Kate Groetzinger, KUER-FM December 1, 2020
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The Museum of Northern Arizona’s (MNA) Winter Market will take place in two different weekends — the first Dec. 3-6 and the second Dec. 10-13 in a COVID-19 conscious way that the museum hopes will help artists who have been impacted by the pandemic.

By Katherine Locke December 1, 2020
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While the current health and economic crisis has impacted Americans nationwide, it has disproportionately affected the Native American/Alaska Native (NA/AN) community.

By Wells Fargo December 1, 2020
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Diné College will host a virtual commencement Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. The virtual graduation takes place simultaneously with one to be held in-person.

December 1, 2020
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On Nov. 28, the Biden-Harris transition team announced that Navajo Department of Health Executive Director Dr. Jill Jim was one of three more individuals selected to serve on the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Advisory Board.

December 1, 2020
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A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19
Native American students struggle with isolation and loss

One student runs 85 feet up a hill every morning, just to get a cellphone signal so he can call in his attendance.

By Anthoney J. Wallace, Cronkite News December 1, 2020
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Activists worry that the Trump administration has fast-tracked the final environmental impact statement for the massive Resolution Copper mine, a project planned for lands near Superior that are claimed as sacred by the San Carlos Apache.

By Claire Chander, Cronkite News December 1, 2020

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