Arizona mayors are free to make wearing face masks mandatory to slow the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Doug Ducey said June 17, a turnabout amid pressure as the state became a national virus hotspot.
The U.S. Treasury Department must release $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes that it intended to withhold while a court challenge over the agency's initial round of payments to tribal governments played out in court, a federal judge ruled late June 15.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez stated in a recent town hall meeting that he is very concerned about the rise in cases in Arizona.
The number of new coronavirus cases in Arizona has hit an alarming new daily high of nearly 2,400 — almost double the previous record, health officials said June 16.
Firefighters across Arizona were working to gain ground June 15 against massive wildfires that led to surrounding communities evacuating.
Federal regulators have accepted a Phoenix-based company’s application for a preliminary permit to look further into building hydro-powered dams on tribal land.
Navajo Attorney General Doreen McPaul said the lawsuit was filed June 11 in tribal court.
Native American voting rights advocates are cautioning against states moving to mail-in ballots without opportunities for tribal members to vote safely in person.
This recent approval will pay a dividend for students in regards to accessing NTU’s coursework from states outside of New Mexico and Arizona.
Dozens of hospital staff contracted the virus as doctors and nurses scrambled to attend to critically ill COVID-19 patients.
“We, as Navajo Nation leadership, must stress the importance of the 2020 Census to every Navajo household,” said 24th Navajo Nation Council Speaker Seth Damon.
A man has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison for taking items from an Ancestral Puebloan ceremonial site at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in southwestern Colorado.
A federal judge in the nation’s capital has denied a request from a Native American tribe in Kansas to halt further distribution of coronavirus relief funds for tribal nations.
The Mangum Fire is located on the Kaibab National Forest and is not within Grand Canyon National Park at this time.
Navajo leaders canceled this year’s Fourth of July celebrations in Window Rock as the tribe continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alexis Kahe, Ellyse Fredericks and Storm Tso, co-founders of Yok’Naawakinta, have been working on a campaign to help give back to the Hopi community during these difficult times.
Arizona tribal leaders told House lawmakers June 2 that moves to reopen national parks are being made without needed health safety measures to protect tribal members or park visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authorities on the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. are warning people against illegally growing marijuana and hemp.
The time-honored event is expected to return live to Spider Web Camp on July 10, 2021.
A Phoenix-based company that was eyeing the Little Colorado River for power generation is floating a new proposal that would rely on groundwater rather than surface water to make electricity.
Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona is reopening some of its facilities and areas that have been closed to the public since March 24 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A federal judge has ruled against environmental groups and a tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.
The Burnt Corral project is planned for between Grand Canyon National Park's northwestern boundary and Jacob Lake. Forest officials said the project is necessary to fight against catastrophic forest fires and improve overall forest health