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'Horse healers' give Pascua Yaqui kids a therapy option

The Kava'i Hitevi program at Tortuga Ranch allows youths and their families to share their feelings through equine therapy.

Yaqui leaders restrict who can attend cuaresma ceremonies during coronavirus outbreak

Ceremonial leaders say this year only "cultural participants" can enter the grounds.

Tohono O'odham Nation rules aim to slow the spread of COVID-19

An executive order issued Monday issues a stay-at-home order, a curfew and restrictions who can enter the Nation.

Navajo Nation enacting curfew to stem coronavirus spread

Navajo Nation President “gets stern” and tells people to stay home as COVID-19 cases climb above 100.

Coronavirus relief package to send $8 billion to tribes

The aid would be a "godsend" for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the chairman said.

Navajo access to water compounds response to coronavirus

Many on the Navajo Nation must drive miles for water, groceries and necessities.

New law to increase internet access for rural and tribal communities

The COVID-19 pandemic is underlining the importance of broadband services, but some communities can't get a dependable connection.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe temporarily closing Casino del Sol and Casino of the Sun; Desert Diamond follows suit

The tribe expects it will take a significant financial hit as it shutters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bill calls for more tribal community access to federal stockpile of medical supplies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tom Udall say health systems serving Native communities need to be prepared for an outbreak of COVID-19.

Opponents of proposed copper mine speak out about threat to Oak Flat

Indigenous and environmental advocates say the Resolution Copper Mine would irreparably harm the site of cultural and environmental significance.

Indigenous group reaffirms importance of Quitobaquito Springs amid border wall construction

The group discussed how construction and pumping local groundwater is affecting the sacred site.

Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles

With the recent closure of the Navajo Generating Station, Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles.

Conservationists: Oil drilling plan doesn't do enough to protect Chaco

The BLM projects as many as 3,000 new oil and gas wells in the area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

Tohono O’odham chair decries ongoing controlled blasts for border wall project

Chairman Ned Norris, Jr. testified during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing.

Hearing looks at border wall construction's impact on Native American sites

The chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation compared it to building a wall at Arlington National Cemetery.

Navajo Nation wants to provide power To LA

The deal is the latest attempt to make up for the lack of coal revenue and develop renewable energy projects.

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