A state senator has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the Navajo Nation is joining a lawsuit against the federal government for withholding funds, and other updates from the Grand Canyon State.
PHOENIX – Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom is battling the coronavirus from a small, rural hospital near the Navajo Nation. And she needs help.
PHOENIX - The Navajo Nation has the country's third-highest rate of COVID-19 infections, but it has watched funds go to less hard-hit areas in a "very slow" federal aid process, Navajo President Jonathan Nez said Friday, part of an online discussion of federal response to coronavirus in Indian Country.
PHOENIX – Arizona declared major disaster by President Trump, Navajo towns report more cases after one school remained open for a day, and other news about how COVID-19 is affecting Arizona.
COVID-19 in Arizona: Hair salons, massage parlors, other businesses ordered to close by 5 p.m. Saturday
PHOENIX – Navajo Nation calls for resources, ASU launches drive-thru testing and more in today’s COVID-19 report.
PHOENIX - Tribal response to the 2020 Census badly trails state and national rates, according to Census Bureau data, with the already-challenging task of counting in tribal areas further complicated by the arrival of COVID-19.
PHOENIX – Public schools are closed for the academic year; a lawsuit is being filed on behalf of displaced university students and more updates from the Grand Canyon State.
PHOENIX – There are 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus among Arizona State University students, and more of the latest news about the novel coronavirus
LOS ANGELES – With the recent closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, the Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles to bring clean energy to the second-largest U.S. city using resources on tribal land.
WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.
WASHINGTON - An emotional Tohono O'odham Nation chairman told lawmakers Wednesday that blasting on sacred sites in national monuments to build a border wall near his reservation has "forever damaged our people."
WASHINGTON - Tribal officials this week raised issues ranging from polluted water to underfunded police but there was one message they all had for House lawmakers - the government needs to be a more reliable partner on critical projects