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By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Last month, Congress approved a record amount of money for Native American tribes in the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, First Lady Jill Biden spent the second of two days meeting with Navajo officials and hearing about their needs, after…
By Stephanie Sy, Casey Kuhn
14 states don’t publicly keep track of COVID-19 data for American Indians/Alaska Natives. “We know who we are, and these are our homelands, so to be rendered invisible is another incidence of historical trauma.”…
By Casey Kuhn
In northeast Arizona, much of the land of the Navajo Nation is harsh and inhospitable. It’s dry, rocky and dotted with dense sagebrush. Yet a growing number of Navajo are taking to the desert with clubs, balls and tees. Called…
Chip Thomas, a physician and street artist who has lived on the Navajo Nation for three decades, shares the stories of his indigenous neighbors with large scale murals in cities from Oakland, California, to Phoenix, Arizona. His work under the…
By KQED Arts
By Felicia Fonseca and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Families of Navajo war veterans who were honored at the White House say they were dumbfounded that the president used the event to take a political jab at Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, demeaning their work with an unbreakable code that…
By PBS NewsHour
Kids don't learn unless they get a little dirty. That's the philosophy of the man who runs the career and technical education program at Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, where students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction…
Millions come to the Grand Canyon every year to marvel at its natural beauty, but in a remote corner of the Navajo Nation, there's a part of the canyon that few tourists see. A group of developers hopes to change…
The Grand Canyon, known as one of the world’s natural wonders, may be threatened by commercial development and mining, according to a new report. Jeffrey Brown talks to Robert Irvin of American Rivers about the most endangered rivers of 2015…
By Larisa Epatko
Veterans' Day celebrations on Wednesday included tributes to American Indian "code talkers" -- those who encrypted battle communications to U.S. troops during World War II operations in the Pacific.
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