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Navajo Nation wants to provide power To LA

The deal is the latest attempt to make up for the lack of coal revenue and develop renewable energy projects.

Federal budget proposes cuts to scholarships for Indigenous students

Trump administration has again proposed cutting scholarship funds within the Bureau of Indian Education.

Controlled blasts for border wall project draw criticism

Critics say they threaten cultural sites that belong to the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Border officials: No cultural sites where border explosions are taking place

A Tucson Sector official said on Twitter the detonations are happening in areas disturbed by the last border fence project.

Arizona House bill aims to protect Native American regalia at graduation

While the language of the bill currently applies to a the broader category of "cultural regalia," lawmakers plan to highlight federally recognized tribes.

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

Most who spoke to the appropriations subcommittee were thankful for federal help, but also forceful about federal shortcomings.

NCAI president: Tribal sovereignty still threatened from ‘every corner’

Fawn Sharp said while the state of Indian nations is strong, policymakers and others threaten Indigenous self-governance.

Tohono O'odham Nation denounces border wall construction and blasting of cultural sites

The blasting project reportedly went through Monument Hill, an Indigenous burial site on ancestral Tohono O'odham land.

Pascua Yaqui clinic working to treat opioid addiction, overcome stigma

The clinic is the state's only medication-assisted treatment facility on tribal land.

Window opens for tribes to seek licenses for internet access

Tribes had pushed to be first in line for the licenses that once were reserved for education institutions.

Visitors come from all over for Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair

In just a couple hours fair goers can sample music, food, traditional sports and classic rodeo events.

Navajo Code Talker dies at 96; less than a handful remain

Joe Vandever Sr. was one of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers.

Presidential task force on missing Native Americans charts path

The group is tasked with finding ways to respond to what has been an epidemic in Indian Country.

Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

Some Native American vets seeking treatment face geographical barriers, confusing bureaucracy and lack of cultural understanding.

UA students forge connection with Navajo Nation in engineering project

Program focuses on finding food, energy and water solutions that can be deployed in rural Arizona.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

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