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For the past several days, we’ve gone to sacred places throughout Indian Country — from the Tohono O’Odham Nation to Bears Ears Monument to the San Carlos Apache Reservation to the Grand Canyon — as part of the Earth+Bone series. Laurel Morales has been our tour guide on that journey, and she talked about the impetus of the series from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff.
February 15, 2017
A Spanish as a second language class with Hatian students at the Cafemin shelter for migrants in Mexico City.
Across the U.S. and here in Arizona, cities are debating whether they should continue offering safe havens to undocumented immigrants against President Donald Trump’s policies. Across the border, Mexico City is implementing sanctuary city policies of its own.
February 15, 2017
Save The Confluence Group
A developer claims a tourist attraction on the Navajo side of the Grand Canyon would create 3,000 jobs. But four tribes consider the location holy ground. It's called the confluence - the place where the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers meet.
February 14, 2017
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A security officer for the American Consulate in Nogales, Mexico, faces drug-trafficking charges here in Arizona.
February 13, 2017
Nosie
The San Carlos Apache reservation has shrunk in size five times to accommodate the mining industry. So when Resolution Copper recently made plans to develop the largest copper mine in North America on Oak Flat, land considered sacred ground, tribal members said enough.
February 13, 2017
Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Arizona’s four border sheriffs and the governor in his first trip to the state as secretary.
February 10, 2017
Adam Teller
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government for taking more than 300 sets of human remains from Canyon de Chelly National Monument. The canyon is the only national monument that a native community still calls home. But for the Navajo, home isn’t just for its living, it’s where their dead belong as well.
February 10, 2017
At 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was unshackled and dropped off in a country she has not seen in 21 years.
February 10, 2017
Mexican Sen. Armando Rios Piter during a recent visit to the Tijuana and San Diego border.
Six Mexican senators are planning visits with publicly elected officials and Latino community leaders in Phoenix on Friday and Saturday, as part of a campaign to cultivate relationships with American officials friendly to Mexican migrants and to help migrants facing possible deportation.
February 09, 2017
Baby Sue
Each year millions of visitors to the Grand Canyon drive by Red Butte without taking much notice. But, for the Havasupai, the hill is central to their belief system. The tribe says a nearby uranium mine threatens this sacred place and its drinking water.
February 09, 2017

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