Over 30 Native youth golfers ages 8-18 competed in the NB3 Foundation Inaugural All-Native National Youth Golf Tournament Aug. 3-4 at the Santa Ana Golf Club, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.
From a traditional hogan in a remote area on the Utah-Arizona line, Cynthia Wilson spent much of her spring sourcing drought-resistant seeds, packing them in small manila envelopes and labeling them to ship to families across the Four Corners.
The Federal Communications Commission is giving tribes another month to apply for a band of wireless spectrum that would help them establish or expand internet access on their land — far less time than what tribes had sought.
Despite its significance in Hopi culture, the Village of Oraibi, the unofficial capital and historic heart of the Hopi Nation, which is believed to be the oldest continually inhabited community (since 1150 AD) in North America, lacks access to running water to this day.
Lawmakers on the Navajo Nation have approved a massive spending bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic that includes money for water projects, power lines, broadband and casino employees who have been laid off.
When Navajo filmmaker Christopher Nataanii Cegielski attended his first ‘I Dream in Widescreen,” (The University of Arizona’s School of Theatre, Film & Television annual showcase of undergraduate thesis films), his family and friends were able to attend in person.
Native American small businesses have had to adapt to survive economically during this pandemic and Aconav, an award-winning Native American fashion brand and designer, has done precisely that.
Navajo Hopi Honor Riders united with USMC Vietnam veteran David Palomares, Sgt. Caesar and their friends from California to combine forces in battling the spread of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Generating Station decommissioning is now ramping up following a suspension of work because of the coronavirus.
The Navajo Nation Department of Fire and Rescue Services received seven new fire trucks July 7.
The Navajo Nation Council overrode a veto by Navajo Nation president and canceled the primary election that was scheduled for Aug. 4 citing concerns over public health and safety over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nolan Reidhead will face Tiffany Shedd in the Congressional District 1 Republican primary Aug. 4. The winner will go up against the winner of the Democratic primary, either incumbent Rep. Tom O’Halleran or Eva Putzova.
Navajo leaders said the tribe could begin moving toward a phased reopening of the reservation as early as this week, but they continued to urge members to take precautions to keep the number of COVID-19 cases trending downward.
Diné College, the first tribally-controlled institution of higher learning in the U.S., recently enacted a 50 percent tuition discount for students — new, returning, continuing, and transferring — who enroll for the fall 2020 semester.
In his state of the Nation address July 20, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said any plan about reopening schools on the Nation must be implemented with the health and safety of all students, teachers, administrators and employees as a top priority.
The Budget and Finance Committee and the Law and Order Committee voted to update Navajo law to match the 2009 line-item veto referendum language approved by Navajo voters — the language will be presented to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council for consideration.
Navajo Nation lawmakers are considering overturning a presidential veto of a bill that cancels the tribe's primary election in early August over concerns about the coronavirus.
“The data shows that the Navajo people are doing a good job in bringing the number of COVID-19 cases to a steady decrease on the Navajo Nation, but nearby border towns and cities such as Phoenix and Albuquerque continue to show increases in new cases,” Nez said.
As the coronavirus ripped through the Navajo Nation, it spotlighted longstanding inequities on the reservation where thousands of tribal members travel long distances for medical care, internet service is spotty at best and many homes lack electricity and even running water.
Arizona’s U.S. senators are pushing legislation to renew a federal program that fights diabetes in Indian Country – an initiative tribal leaders say is vital amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran will take on Eva Putzova in the Aug. 4 Democratic primary in Congressional District 1.
The title 'front line worker' and 'essential worker' is synonymous with people who have created a barrier between the public falling prey to the novel coronavirus pandemic (covid19) and surviving it.
They’d never met, but a girl scout troop from Glendale, Arizona initiated and promoted a donation drive with the help of Girl Scout Troop 1430 in Pinon, Arizona, to collect supplies to be delivered to the Navajo Nation and to the Hopi tribe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dine college will offer 358 courses this fall with all but 10 courses to be offered online.
At a time when some Native American communities continue to struggle with the most basic needs, tribal leaders called it an outrage July 8 that tribes had to wait months for coronavirus relief funds.
Tiffany Shedd and Nolan Reidhead will square off in the Republican primary Aug. 4 for a House seat in Congressional District One, which includes the Navajo and Hopi nations.
The Resources Development Committee (RDC) of the 24th Navajo Nation Council received updates July 8 on current Navajo Nation drought conditions and the Navajo Nation’s feral horse population.
The Navajo Police Training Academy has temporarily suspend activities after seven recruits tested positive for coronavirus July 7.
Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS), in collaboration with Canyonlands Healthcare and other community partners, will offer COVID-19 Testing Site in Page, Arizona July 17 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
On July 4, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer approved portions of two separate resolutions that address the use of federal CARES Act funding for the Navajo Nation.