By Aida Chavez | Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
…WASHINGTON – While advocacy groups argue about the proper way to honor Christopher Columbus and his legacy, it’s a safe bet that most Americans marked the holiday the same…
By Claire Caulfield | Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
…WASHINGTON – Columbus Day will be a holiday for students in most of the country, but it will be just another Monday for students in the Navajo Nation….
By Courtney Columbus | Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016
PHOENIX – Native American tribal leaders, archaeologists and Congressman Raúl Grijalva are seeking to designate more than 84,000 acres curving along the Gila River as a national monument….
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
PHOENIX — Elvira Guadarrama colored a sign while sitting on a folding chair near the Maricopa County Elections Department….
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
PHOENIX – Ismael, a 46-year-old undocumented immigrant, accepted an offer of sanctuary from a north Phoenix church shortly after he received his deportation letter in August 2015….
By Courtney Columbus | Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016
PHOENIX – As a child, Renae Yellowhorse chased birds through the sagebrush on the Navajo reservation along the edge of the Grand Canyon….
By Courtney Columbus | Thursday, March 23, 2017
PHOENIX – Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol Thursday cheered after the House of Representatives delayed its vote on healthcare legislation to replace the Affordable Care…
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
PHOENIX – For Tara Mason, the impacts of addiction to opioids and other drugs on the White Earth Nation in Minnesota hit close to home….
By Courtney Columbus | Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016
PHOENIX – Protesters danced to celebrate Latino culture and chanted about immigration rights Wednesday to defy Donald Trump as he outlined his immigration policy….
By Molly Bilker and Miguel Otárola | Monday, April 4, 2016
…U.S.-Mexico Border — Over the weekend, Borderlands team digital reporters Miguel Otárola and Molly Bilker, along with photographer Courtney Pedroza, took a reporting trip that brought them through some…
By Jessica Suerth | Friday, Oct. 7, 2016
…WASHINGTON – Saturday was supposed to be the most special day in the lives of Jason Samuels and Courtney Singer, who were set to get married at Singer’s family…
By Courtney Columbus | Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
KAYENTA – Electrical power lines are nowhere in sight from Helen Salazar’s home. She lives on a dirt road in Monument Valley, part of the Navajo Nation. Throughout…