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Governor says Indigenous Peoples' Day to be celebrated in 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey signed a proclamation recognizing the 'historic injustices suffered by Indigenous people.'

Stand off with Border Patrol, National Park Service ends in scuffle with Indigenous-led demonstrators

O'odham organizers and their supporters stopped construction for over five hours at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Registering to vote online without traditional addresses, plus codes

The change increases online registration access for rural and tribal voters.

Pima Board of Supervisors supports Pascua Yaqui early voting site

The board calls on the Pima County Recorder's Office to enact the changes authorized in the resolution it passed.

Indigenous activists arrested in demonstration against border wall construction near Quitobaquito Springs

Two O'odham protesters were arrested for impeding construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Judge halts plan to end Census early, as Arizona, tribal responses lag

The order said plaintiffs in the case had raised "serious questions" about the bureau's plan to stop counting.

New UA appointment tasked with Native American student achievement

Nathan Levi Esquerra will be the first to fill the new role.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

GoFundMe campaign raises more than $20,000 for students at San Xavier Mission School

The money will be used to buy laptops for students in the Tohono O'odham Nation doing virtual learning.

Navajo Nation residents sue Arizona over early ballot requirements

Six members of the Navajo Nation want a change in Arizona election law.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe continues effort to restore former early voting site

The site established in 2010 was closed down by the Pima County Recorder's Office about a month before the 2018 primary.

Stay-at-home order lifted as Navajo Nation starts reopening

Much of the Navajo Nation has been closed since March as the coronavirus swept through the reservation.

UA receives grant to improve access to cancer screenings in Indigenous communities

The program aims to identify why Indigenous people over 50 don't get screened for colorectal cancer as often their counterparts.

Cold case office for missing and murdered Indigenous peoples opens in Phoenix

The office is one of seven connected to a national MMIP task force called Operation Lady Justice.

Navajo Nation president asks for leniency for federal death row inmate

Lezmond Mitchell is the sole Native American under a federal death sentence in the United States.

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