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“(We) hoped that when the Grand Canyon closed on April 1, the park would remain closed until our positive COVID-19 numbers have flattened,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 15, 2020
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The U.S. Treasury Department is tasked with disbursing $8 billion to tribes that was included in a relief package approved in late March.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press May 13, 2020
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A stay-at-home order for residents on the vast reservation also remains in place.

By Associated Press May 13, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park has announced it is increasing visitor access to some viewpoints on the South Rim starting May 15.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 13, 2020
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The most basic measures to fight the virus' spread — handwashing and isolation — can be difficult.

By By Felicia Fonseca and Tim Sullivan, Associated Press May 13, 2020
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"This is not a green light to speed," Ducey said. "This is a green light to proceed, and we're going to proceed with caution."

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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“We were praying for food,” Helen Yazzie said.

By By Sandra Wright, Special to Williams-Grand Canyon News May 12, 2020
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The Navajo Nation president and vice president have partnered with #ProtectTheSacred, actor Mark Ruffalo, Allie Young, and many others to launch the #NavajoStrong campaign to call for medical volunteers and donations to help fight COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 12, 2020
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The $170 donated by Choctaw leaders in 1847 — or “Black ’47,” as the Irish who survived the rampant starvation, disease and exposure remembered it — would today have amounted to over $5,000, historians estimate.

By Chris Kopacz, courtesy of Indian Country Today May 12, 2020
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An ocean apart: Irish donate $670,000 to Navajo and Hopi
Donation by Choctaw Nation during Irish Potato Famine instills lasting bond

When the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund started receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars recently, everyone was surprised, except perhaps the Choctaw Nation, whose original gift to the Irish people 173 years ago, inspired an outpouring of support.

By Katherine Locke May 12, 2020
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Since we first learned of the serious threat the coronavirus poses to our communities, I have been concerned with the lack of attention the Navajo Nation has received from federal agencies responsible for COVID-19 response efforts.

May 12, 2020
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May 6 – 10 has been proclaimed “Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week."

May 12, 2020
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On behalf of Little Colorado Medical Center (“LCMC”), we offer the following in comment up-on the article which ran on April 28, 2020.

May 12, 2020
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Angel Flight West and With Love, From Strangers are collaborating to provide critical medical supplies — sanitizer, gowns, masks, gloves, face shields, and PAPRs — to hospitals on the Navajo and Hopi reservations.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 12, 2020
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As Miss Shoshone-Bannock, Stormie Perdash has represented her people all across the United States. Now, amid the coronavirus pandemic, she’s representing them in a different way.

By Madison Laberge, Cronkite News May 12, 2020
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Legislation to lay the groundwork for the Navajo Nation’s expenditure of more than $600 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding was introduced into the Navajo Nation Council’s legislative process May 7.

May 11, 2020
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An end to the lockdown in Gallup would likely mean stricter restrictions at Zuni.

By By Morgan Lee, Associated Press May 8, 2020
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Havasupai Tribe suspends tourism indefinitely
Tourists with reservations asked to reschedule for 2021 season

Tourists with reservations during the time of the suspension will be contacted and will have the opportunity to reschedule their reservation for dates within the 2021 season.

May 7, 2020
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Nez and Lizer have visited with nurses and other health care workers in several hospitals on the Navajo Nation to thank them and encourage them to remain strong and resilient.

May 6, 2020
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The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package approved in late March set aside $8 billion for tribal governments.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press May 6, 2020