Felicia’s Recent Stories
Nation Mar 10Western states chart diverging paths as water shortages loom
Legislation in Utah is raising concerns as seven Western states prepare to negotiate how to sustain a river that supplies 40 million people and a massive agricultural industry.
Politics Feb 26Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland’s grilling raises questions on bias
Those who support the Democratic congresswoman from New Mexico say Haaland is being attacked for her ethnicity and beliefs that are widespread among Native Americans.
Health May 12‘The grief is so unbearable’: Virus takes toll on Navajo
From one church, COVID-19 took hold on the Navajo Nation, hopscotching across families and clans and churches and towns, and leaving the reservation with some of the highest infection rates in the U.S.
Health Apr 23U.S. unsure it can meet deadline to disburse funds to tribes
The department says it's still working to determine whether Alaska Native corporations are eligible for a share of the funding. Meanwhile, the list of tribes suing the federal government to try and keep the money out of the hands of…
Nation Mar 31Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus
Members of Congress and city, county and tribal officials have urged the Interior Department to approve a request from the park to close.
Nation Jan 13Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribes
The pain is especially deep in tribal communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment, where one person often supports an extended family.
Nation Oct 23Navajo high court postpones election after language fluency becomes issue
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The top court on the nation’s largest Indian reservation on Thursday ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation’s presidential election and reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language…