The selection of Roselyn Tso to lead the Indian Health Services comes amid a push from tribal health advocates for stability in the agency.
Peltier is serving two life sentences for the 1975 murder of two FBI agents, for which he continues to maintain his innocence.
The Navajo Department of Health said the Navajo Nation's face mask mandate remains in effect on the Navajo Nation.
Navajo President Jonathan Nez said the facilities also are working to give out more home testing kits this month while cases are surging.
The Navajo Nation is asking participants to carefully read the following questions and answers carefully.
Irvin Frank was nervous.
Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer recently met with a Masten Space Systems representative Oct. 12, to exchange ideas for a possible partnership with the Navajo Nation that would include opportunities for Navajo college students wanting to intern and pursue engineering careers.
Hopi Relief prepares for a PPE distribution in Moenkopi, Arizona, Sept. 27.
As of Sept. 21, the Hopi Health Care Center has tested more than 11,025 patients for COVID-19, with a total of 1,385 positive cases since the start of the pandemic.
On Sept. 23, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Comirnaty) in certain populations who have received the first two doses of Pfizer vaccine.
Hopi High’s music program is making a comeback now that students have returned to in-person learning. The program was on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Navajo Nation and Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced a new partnership to promote the Navajo Nation as a major international film and media destination.
Based on cases from Aug. 13-16, the Navajo Department of Health has issued an advisory notice for 36 communities because of uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.
On Aug. 24, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. (TCRHCC) initiated CODE Green, an emergency response plan, and is proactively taking steps to prepare for an anticipated increase in COVID-19 testing and expansion of vaccination operations in the Tuba City service area.
Upcoming news and events on and around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.
On Aug. 18, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer delivered personal protection equipment (PPE) to the Amá Dóó Áłchíní BÍghan, Inc. (ADABI) in Chinle, Arizona, to help keep children and families safe and healthy from COVID-19 and the Delta Variant.
All Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 by the end of September or be required to submit to regular testing, according to an executive order announced by President Jonathan Nez Aug. 22.
Navajo Area Indian Health Service health care facilities are now offering the third dose or booster shots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Aug. 17 upped the pressure on the growing number of public school districts defying a state ban on mask mandates.
The primary election for Hopi chairman takes place Sept. 9. Early voting starts Aug. 16 for Hopi tribal members.
The Navajo Nation will return to ‘Orange Status’ for business, schools and will revise in-person gathering limits for certain events beginning Aug. 16 because of an increase in COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation.
The 2021 Andy Harvey Indigenous Youth Media Workshop finished up Aug. 7 at Northern Arizona Univeristy in what was a challenging year for students and staff alike.
On Aug. 9, the Navajo Department of Health reported 15 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and six more deaths.
Rumble on the Mountain 7 will take place Aug. 7 from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff — the theme of this year’s event is ‘Welcome to Flagstaff’ — proof of vaccination is required for those attending in person.
The number of known deaths now is at 1,373.
According to the tribe, this is the largest increase in weeks.
Masks will be required for all students and faculty attending in-person, regardless of whether or not they have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
As dog attacks on the Navajo Nation begin to gain more attention, animal rescue groups on the reservation continue to seek solutions for stray or abandoned animals.
Both are Navajo-owned businesses that offer guided tours, camp grounds, lodging, and other amenities to th Navajo Nation.