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Dr. Jill Jim named a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board

Executive Director of Navajo Nation Department of Health

News roundup: Pandemic at levels not seen since summer, tribal nations hit hard

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Nov. 24.

Crime in Indian Country: FBI explains its role

Crimes in tribal lands are a web of complexity, broken up between multiple jurisdictions.

COVID-19 in Arizona: Community spread, vaccines and education

Plus, a look at how and why the FBI has jurisdiction in some crimes committed in tribal lands.

Missing and murdered Indigenous women study committee releases recommendations

The committee identified a list of legislative, data and law enforcement recommendations.

Navajo Nation shifts to curfews to decrease travel, exposure to COVID-19

Residents have been traveling to buy essentials as weekend lockdowns closed businesses in the nation, the president said.

Cázares-Kelly declares win in Pima County recorder's race as first Indigenous woman in position

The Democrat was leading her Republican opponent by more than 20 points Tuesday night.

Tool helps voters locate polling sites in tribal lands

The ASU Indian Legal Clinic says the poll locator tool meets a need for Indigenous voters who don't have standard addresses.

Indigenous community in Sonora releases record number of sea turtles

A coordinator said while the pandemic has been hard on the community, less fishing and tourism has been a boon to turtle nesting season.

Early voting begins in the Tohono O'odham Nation, polling place locations

Historical knowledge is key to knowing where to go to vote on Election Day in the nation.

Judge denies early voting site within Pascua Yaqui tribal lands

The tribe sued Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez last week in effort to reinstate the site her office closed in 2018.

Tohono O'odham Nation donating $1 million to UA for COVID-19 research

The tribe also said it will donate another $1 million to Arizona State University.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Election spurs questions around voting barriers for Indigenous people

Two recent events highlight how knowing Indigenous peoples' voting rights history provides context for present challenges.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

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