It’s been a hard few months for Jerrel Singer — he lost his sister to COVID-19 at the end of October and then in short order his aunt and uncle. By the Christmas holiday, Singer had become sick and was hospitalized himself.
Tolani Lake Enterprises marked accomplishments of its Cares Act initiative Jan. 15 at Cameron Old Farm, near Cameron, Arizona, one of six new well sites developed under the innovative and unique Cares grant from Navajo Nation Water Resources Department.
Hardship Assistance payments from the Navajo Nation Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Fund were scheduled to begin the week of Jan. 18, according to the Navajo Nation.
Winslow Junior High School Student Council members completed a clean-up on Colorado street in Winslow Jan. 14.
The community continues to demonstrate a high level of interest in getting vaccinated; however, the available supply of COVID-19 vaccine remains limited.
After much backlash from the public and feedback from schools, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed its decision to cancel winter high school sports. The season has been reinstated with modifications.
The virtual forum takes place from 1-5 p.m. and will be livestreamed via the Navajo Nation Council’s Vimeo, YouTube and Facebook pages.
Military care packages to more than 80 deployed members of the U.S. Armed Services were mailed last week from the Navajo Nation.
Hopi Jr/Sr High School Athletic Director Ricky Greer said canceling winter sports is particularly tough on student athletes because sports is a part of their daily routine.
The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller said the Navajo Cares Act Hardship Assistance Program is currently 90 percent funded, and the federal extension has not modified its expenditure strategy.
U.S. Democratic Rep. Tom O'Halleran, (CD-1), who represents constituants of the Navajo and Hopi reservations, witnessed the incident in the nation's Capitol Jan. 6 and said it was terrifying.
What started out as a special day for the Navajo Nation — a peaceful inauguration for chapter and other local officials to carry out duties and service for the Navajo people — was overshadowed by violence that occurred in Washington D.C. Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol.
Despite the onset of challenges in the midst of a global pandemic, Class 55 of the Navajo Police Training Academy persevered to become the newest generation of police officers with the Navajo Police Department.
New research out of Northern Arizona University (NAU) shows that despite their critical importance to communities, community health representatives (CHRs) lack the support needed to do their work effectively.
According to the Navajo Nation, the Nation will only use COVID-19 vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), these COVID-19 vaccines include the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
The vaccine will be administered at the Pavilion parking lot at Tuba City High School to patients 75-years-old and older within their service area from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 15.
According to the tribe, the checkpoints are in place as part of an overall response to the community spread of coronavirus across villages on the reservation.
One month ago, RN Terri Whitson was mucking out hurricane-damaged houses in Lake Charles, LA. On Dec. 15, she was at the Navajo Nation vaccinating frontline workers against COVID-19.
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) laid off 1,120 employees, 776 of whom are Navajo, Jan. 1 because of the prolonged impact of COVID-19; the layoffs include employees at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort.
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) exceeded expectations with 713 homes connected to electric grid using CARES Act funds; the authority had only expected to connect 510 homes.
The news came during a hopeful time on the largest Native American reservation.
By law, the FBI is responsible for investigating the most serious crimes within Indian Country—homicide, child sexual assault, kidnapping and violence against women among them.
Hopi Jr./Sr. High School announced Jan. 4 that it is cancelling its 2020-2021 winter athletic season out of an abundance of caution and based on the current surge of COVID-19 cases within the state and on the Hopi and Navajo Nations.
The new, mutated version was first identified in Britain. The variant has also been found in several other countries.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Americans will ring in the New Year this week with more hope on the horizon in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
As Monica Harvey watched, crowds flocked to a Sam’s Club in northern Arizona where she works, picking shelves clean of toilet paper and canned goods. Native American seniors couldn’t move fast enough, and Harvey saw their faces fall when they reached empty shelves.
The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller reports 30,000 applicants for the Navajo CARES Act Hardship Assistance Program may potentially be excluded due to missing records.
On Dec. 24, the Navajo Nation extended its lockdown order for those living on the reservation through Jan. 11.
Ever since he got serious about filmmaking five years ago, Shiprock native Kody Dayish has hardly paused to catch his breath, creating a series of feature films, shots, music videos and public-service spots with his siblings Kolette and Kolin under the auspices of their company, Kody Dayish Productions.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.