By Morgan Lee, Associated Press
Small Native American pueblos across New Mexico are embracing extraordinary isolation measures that turn away outsiders as well as near-universal testing to try to insulate themselves from a contagion with frightening echoes of the past.
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
COVID-19 is ripping through the Navajo Nation, infecting and killing people at rates that are above U.S. averages. Located across three states, the Navajo population is already vulnerable, with a high prevalence of underlying disease, a lack of infrastructure and…
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Cheaper prices for power produced by natural gas, rather than environmental regulations, led the owners to decide in 2017 to close it.
By Elizabeth Flock
For decades, bands like Testify had been largely underground, but their music has become more visible.
By Steve Goldbloom
The Brief But Spectacular team recently brought attention to the volume of sexual assault cases in the Navajo Nation. Now, Meskee Yanabah Yatsayte, leader of an organization that looks for missing persons from the Navajo community, explains this silent epidemic.
Sexual assault and abuse are issues of national and global reach and prominence. Among Navajo populations, the problem is even more prevalent. As one of the few female delegates on the Navajo council, Amber Kanazbah Crotty is leading a campaign…
By Rachel Parsons, University of Southern California
A historic shift took place in San Juan County, Utah, on Tuesday, when more than 100 years of control by white conservatives on the county commission came to an end.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Bypassed in the ‘30s and '40s, one third of homes in Navajo Nation still have no access to grid electricity. Yet ironically, it's a huge electricity exporter, with one of the biggest coal-fired plants churning out power sold to millions.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, June 3, a letter sent by President Trump's legal team is raising constitutional questions, and a look at Robert F. Kennedy's legacy 50 years after his assassination. Also, a street artist portrays Navajo life in…
President Donald Trump's proclamation on Bears Ears National Monument contains a little-known plan that changes the makeup of a tribal advisory commission for the remote monument filled with canyons, plateaus, rivers and rust-colored rock formations.
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