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An executive order by the Hopi Tribe that demands a 30 to 100 percent reduction in livestock will remain in place through December 31, 2031. The order was mandated to allow for adequate recovery of the land base following extreme drought conditions. (Gilbert Honanie/NHO)

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On July 20, in response to the on-going drought in the state of Arizona, and during a two-month period in which a shocking, 90 percent of the region was in a state of either extreme or exceptional drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor Tracking system, the Hopi Tribe issued Executive Order #011-2021: “Range mitigation and livestock reduction in response to the state of Exceptional Drought on the Hopi Reservation”.

August 31, 2021