Native Americans

Over the last five years Native American tribes have convicted 74 non-native abusers, thanks to the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. That’s according to a new report released Tuesday from the National Congress of American Indians.
March 20, 2018
Facing off against the best spellers across the country is a big deal no matter where you’re from. But if you’re raised on the Navajo Nation, where learning English is part of a painful past, competing in the Scripps bee is a major accomplishment.
March 15, 2018
Hopi Tribe
Flagstaff leaders met with tribal, county, state and federal officials Monday to discuss how to resolve a long-standing land commitment to the Hopi Tribe.
March 13, 2018
The mining industry filed two petitions Friday with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for review of a ban on uranium mining on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
March 10, 2018
Hopi Tribe
City and county officials will meet in Flagstaff on Monday to discuss whether thousands of acres of national forest land will transfer to the state. The land swap would settle a long-standing federal commitment to the Hopi.
March 08, 2018
Navajo Horses
Navajo Nation officials have declared an emergency drought. At the same time the tribe is grappling with the impacts of wild horses overgrazing on the dry landscape.
February 28, 2018
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would expand the AMBER Alert child abduction warning system to Indian Country.
February 28, 2018
Navajo Nation seal
A small victory for Native American voting rights this week: Navajos who once worried they’d have to drive hours to cast their ballots in Utah, said a new settlement is a step forward.
February 22, 2018
Flagstaff’s in an affordable housing jam. There are few places to build in a town surrounded by national forest. But the city’s also bordered by the Navajo Nation, which has a housing shortage of its own. A new Flagstaff housing program is putting many of these people in their own homes.
February 21, 2018
Desert View
The National Park Service wants to change an iconic destination at the Grand Canyon to honor Native American heritage.
February 19, 2018


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