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Cronkite News: Warriors continue to bring water to Navajo Nation (July 19, 2021)An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.
Cronkite News: New initiative addresses maternal mortality (July 14, 2021)In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 brings traditional practices online (July 12, 2021)Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation concerned about coronavirus variant (June 24, 2021)The Navajo Nation has yet to record a single case of the Delta variant of COVID-19, but tribal citizens are being told to keep up their guard.
Cronkite News: Republicans block passage of voting rights bill (June 23, 2021)Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) repeated her refusal to end the filibuster on the same day Republicans used the maneuver to block debate on voting rights legislation.
Cronkite News: Officials continue push for COVID-19 vaccine (June 10, 2021)COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of the population by July 4.
Cronkite News: Border barriers continue to harm O’odham land (June 8, 2021)Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.
Cronkite News: Native voting rights debated on Capitol Hill (May 27, 2021)They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
Cronkite News: Native artists debut mural of Salt River teen (May 20, 2021)Downtown is home to thousands of people, including one new resident who’s 45 feet tall and very hard to miss.
Cronkite News: Tribes update gaming compact in Arizona (April 20, 2021)“Looking ahead, tribal gaming will continue to evolve,” Chairman Damon Clarke of the Hualapai Tribe said at the signing of new Class III gaming compact.
Cronkite News: Native community takes off on video sharing app (April 5, 2021)Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
Cronkite News: Native bull riders make a splash on rodeo scene (March 30, 2021)An increasing number of Natives, including Keyshawn Whitehorse and Cody Jesus from the Navajo Nation, are participating in bull riding and making an impact.
Cronkite News: Deb Haaland takes helm at Department of the Interior (March 19, 2021)“The confirmation of Deb Haaland is amazing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said after the historic vote in favor of the Pueblo trailblazer.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation to see cleanup of more uranium sites (February 16, 2021)The Environmental Protection Agency will award $220 million in contracts to clean up some of the hundreds of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation.
Cronkite News: Judge won’t stop copper mine on sacred Apache site (February 15, 2021)A federal judge is refusing to halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine at Oak Flat in Arizona, on land sacred to the Apache people.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 forces changes in HIV services (February 11, 2021)From virtual consultations to mobile testing, COVID-19 has changed the way organizations provide HIV/AIDS services.
Cronkite News: Biden signs tribal consultation and nation-to-nation order (February 10, 2021)In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to strengthen their tribal consultation and nation-to-nation policies.
Cronkite News: Republican pardoned in connection with Oak Flat land deal (January 21, 2021)In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned Republican former lawmaker Rick Renzi, who was convicted of corruption while in Congress.
Cronkite News: Hate crimes on the rise as Trump era comes to an end (January 12, 2021)Hate crimes in Arizona bounced back in 2019 after a sharp drop the year before, and advocates say they fear the numbers are only going to continue to rise when the tumult of 2020 is reported.
Cronkite News: Young athletes raise awareness for missing and murdered (January 6, 2021)The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
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