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Grand Canyon West is situated on the Hualapai Nation at the West Rim of the Canyon. To celebrate the Indian Water Rights Settlement, Hualapai tribal leaders invited federal and state officials to Grand Canyon West in late August. (Photo/Arizona Department of Water Resources)

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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The Hualapai Tribal Nation borders a 108-mile stretch of the Colorado River, and for generations, the tribe has relied solely on unpredictable groundwater supplies as its primary water source.

October 10, 2023