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Early voting begins in the Tohono O'odham Nation, polling place locations

Historical knowledge is key to knowing where to go to vote on Election Day in the nation.

Judge denies early voting site within Pascua Yaqui tribal lands

The tribe sued Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez last week in effort to reinstate the site her office closed in 2018.

Tohono O'odham Nation donating $1 million to UA for COVID-19 research

The tribe also said it will donate another $1 million to Arizona State University.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Election spurs questions around voting barriers for Indigenous people

Two recent events highlight how knowing Indigenous peoples' voting rights history provides context for present challenges.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe sues over ballot access

The tribe's hope is the lawsuit against the Pima County Recorder's Office will lead to an early in-person voting site in the reservation.

Bill pressures CDC to give Native Americans better access to federal health data

Experts say the pandemic has further exposed limits to Native American communities' access to accurate health data.

O'odham-led demonstration blocks highway north of Arizona-Sonora border crossing

Demonstrations against border wall construction on ancestral Indigenous land continue despite Quitobaquito closure.

NPS closes route to Quitobaquito Springs

Closure comes a day after O'odham leaders held a cross-border ceremony at the spring.

Voting advocates answer questions in virtual town hall geared for Native Americans

The panel of experts gave presentations that addressed historical and modern voting barriers for Native Americans.

Campaign Legal Center to represent Pascua Yaqui Tribe in early voting site dispute with county

The tribe is taking the next step to get the Pima County Recorder's Office to reinstate an early voting site it closed in 2018.

Governor says Indigenous Peoples' Day to be celebrated in 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey signed a proclamation recognizing the 'historic injustices suffered by Indigenous people.'

Stand off with Border Patrol, National Park Service ends in scuffle with Indigenous-led demonstrators

O'odham organizers and their supporters stopped construction for over five hours at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Registering to vote online without traditional addresses, plus codes

The change increases online registration access for rural and tribal voters.

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