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Flagstaff City Council and Coconino County Board of Supervisors listen as Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma clarifies misconceptions about land promised to the Hopi Tribe. (Katherine Locke/NHO)

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Hopi ask Feds and State to fulfill land promise

Hopi Tribe seeks 500,000 acres of land promised to them in 1996 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act at joint session with Flagstaff and County officials

The Hopi Tribal chairman addressed an overflow crowd March 12 at a joint session of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the Flagstaff City Council over land the Hopi are owed as a result of the 1996 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act.