More than $16,000 requests for change of address, along with a rise in COVID-19 cases causing shortage of personnel, has delayed processing of Hardship Assistance relief on the Navajo Nation.
Cynthia Chavez Lamar has been named director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, effective Feb. 14, becoming the first Native woman to be named as a Smithsonian museum director.
Navajo President Jonathan Nez said the facilities also are working to give out more home testing kits this month while cases are surging.
Nez also said tribal health officials have changed how the term "fully vaccinated" is defined by making it two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine plus a booster shot.
The Hopi Tribe issued a red alert and returned to Phase 2 with modified provisions as latest data from the tribe’s Health and Human Services department shows a severe rise in COVID-19 positive cases on the reservation.
On Jan. 14, the Navajo Nation reported 525 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily count for the Nation during the pandemic.
STAR School is expanding its food box program.
Tribal leaders highlighted the contributions of Navajo people, voting rights, infrastructure, Indian Child Welfare ACT (ICWA), missing persons and other topics before the Arizona Legislature Jan. 12.
Following a six-hour standoff, law enforcement apprehended a man wanted for multiple warrants in Apache and Navajo County.
We are experiencing a perfect storm of challenges right now that are affecting stock level across ALL of our stores, not just those serving the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Nation is asking participants to carefully read the following questions and answers carefully.
On July 25, 2020, Shorty's body was found on a dirt pathway in a field in Nenahnezad, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation.
The Naabik’íyáti’ Committee (NABI) of the 24th Navajo Nation Council passed Resolution No. NABID-54-21 supporting the American Beef Labeling Act of 2021 that seeks to reinstate the mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for beef to ensure its authenticity.
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors will hold a Special Session on Jan. 6 beginning at 9 a.m. to discuss and take possible action on the Legislative District 7 State Senate vacancy.
The latest numbers pushed the number of cases on the Navajo Nation at 41,657 since the pandemic began.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran announced Dec. 23 he will seek reelection in the newly formed Congressional District 2, which includes the Navajo and Hopi reservations.
U.S. President Joe Biden has nominated Judge Sunshine Sykes, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation to serve in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Flags on the Navajo Nation will be flown at half-staff Jan. 5 in honor and remembrance of U.S. Army veteran Brian Irvin Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation who passed away Dec. 24 at the age of 35.
In addition to that funding, the president’s office is currently considering a separate resolution that would allocate an additional $2,000 per adult and $600 per child per the American Rescue Act Funds.
The National Park Service is seeking public input on a new management plan and associated environmental assessment (EA) for Wupatki National Monument.
Arizona’s minimum wage will increase from $12.15 an hour to $12.80 an hour on Jan. 1 under a law approved by the state’s voters in 2016 that gradually increases the bottom rate employers are allowed to pay.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Air Force airman who was convicted of killing a Mennonite woman after kidnapping her in New Mexico and taking her to Arizona will be sentenced next month.
Arizona’s independent redistricting commission unanimously approved Dec. 22 new boundaries for congressional districts that are likely to shift the state’s congressional delegation in favor of Republicans.
Arizona state Sen. Jamescita Mae Peshlakai has resigned to take an Interior Department position in President Joe Biden’s administration.
The Shadow Wolves unit, Homeland Security’s only Native American specialized tracking team, is ready for a change after nearly 50 years of patrolling the Arizona desert.