News21: Navajo Nation addresses challenges in law enforcement (August 10, 2021)The increased demands of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing issues within the Navajo Nation’s police department.
Native America Calling: Preparing for COVID-19 variants (July 6, 2021)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a rise in COVID-19 cases as a highly contagious virus starts to take hold, including in Indian Country.
Native people ‘lead the way’ on COVID-19 vaccinations (March 30, 2021)The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
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.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Ute Tribe secures broadband license from FCC (November 3, 2020)The Ute Indian Tribal Business Committee is pleased to announce that its application to the Federal Communications Commission has been approved.
Ute Tribe files lawsuits to protect ‘sacred resource’ (October 26, 2020)“Water is a sacred resource and essential to the life and well-being of our people,” said Chairman Luke Duncan of the Ute Tribe.
Navajo Nation urges citizens to complete 2020 Census as count comes to end (October 14, 2020)An order from the U.S. Supreme Court allows the U.S. Census Bureau to end the 2020 count and stop data collection across the country.
Leaders of Navajo Nation hail ‘historic day’ with #MMIW legislation (October 12, 2020)Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer commend the signing of the Savanna’s Act and the Not Invisible Act into law.
Navajo Nation sends ‘clear message’ about marijuana on reservation (October 6, 2020)The Navajo Nation is cracking down on people who grow marijuana on the largest reservation in the United States.
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