In 2016, the National Crime Information Center reported that there were 5,712 reports of missing Native women and girls. The U.S. Department of Justice’s federal missing persons database logged only 116.
It was a cold day with a bitter penetrating wind Jan. 22 as supporters braced themselves on the lawn at city hall in Flagstaff demanding justice for Amanda Webster, a 26-year-old originally from Cameron, Arizona, who was murdered Dec. 1 in Kentucky.
Annual event returns to Flagstaff's Coconino Center for the Arts Jan. 19
Rumble on the Mountain V, an annual event to raise awareness of the plight of indigenous people and lands of the Colorado Plateau, takes place Jan. 19 at the Coconino Center for the Arts from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Harry Houdini’s great grand-nephew, a long-time resident of the Navajo Nation, has a new program on the Science Channel.
A report released by the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) about Four Corners Power Plant may serve as a cautionary lesson for the Navajo Transitional Energy Co. as it decides whether to buy Navajo Generating Station.
Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s new book “Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home” is the last book in her “Her Land, Her Love” series and is available at Salina Bookshelf in Flagstaff.
Finding hope after the fire
Mary Ann Miller’s trailer in Kayenta burned in 2015 and her family is now seeking help in finishing repairs to the trailer through a gofundme page. The family needs about $2,000 dollars to complete repairs to the trailer and install some security.
Congresswoman-elect Deb Haaland was elected Nov. 6 to New Mexico’s 1st Congress District — one of two Native American women elected to Congress.
First Native American women elected to U.S. House of Representatives
It was an exciting night for Native Americans and for the Navajo Nation as two Native women were elected to U.S. Congress for the first time ever and as Jonathan Nez was elected to be the next president of the Navajo Nation.
“Dawnland” is premiering on the PBS series Independent Lens, as part of November Native American Heritage Month programming.