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Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Deals With Excess Water

Environmental group, two tribes concerned that the water might affect forest, sacred site.

Navajo Nation Maps Drought with NASA Satellites

Tool can help observation of vast area and diverse ecologies.

Tucsonan Files Five Proposed Ballot Initiatives for 2018

Growing hemp, citizen call for grand jury, protection for Oak Flat, chemical regulation.

Raucous Crowd for McSally's First Town Hall of Year

250 attend, hundreds more wait outside; congresswoman promises more such meetings.

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

O'odham Leaders: Plan to Build Border Wall Desecrates Sacred Land

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA archaeologist shares new understanding of the Mayan civilization; Tucson author collects essays about Mormon women's experiences; Tucson Audubon Society pays tribute to hummingbirds.

Suit Accuses Agency of Inadequate Schooling for Havauspai

Bureau of Indian Education understaffs and doesn't provide special education, suit says.

Are the Southwest Monument Designations Permanent?

Obama declares Bears Ears, Gold Butte monuments in a changing political landscape.

Joint Effort Aims for Border Crossing at 'Speed of Business'

Mayor of Nogales, Son., on the election; Tohono O'odham looking forward.

Uranium Push-Pull Near Grand Canyon in Appeals Court

The two cases deal with uranium mining on public lands, but from different approaches.

Havasupai Sue To Protect Their Water

Havasu Creek is both water source and livelihood for the Grand Canyon tribe.

Indian Health Service Funds Preventive Services for Native Youth

$1.4 million slated for combating meth use, suicide.

Navajo Farmers Open Legal Battle Over Mine Waste Spill

The spill contaminated three rivers and the tribe's irrigation source.

Comedian Tig Notaro Has a Great Career Despite Bad Advice

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A veteran's eye witness account of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Navajo nation.

Obama Could Still Make Bears Ears A Monument

Southern Utah area is considered sacred by many tribes and communities in the Southwest.

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