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Oil spill stopped from reaching tributary on Navajo Nation

Up to 80 barrels of brine water were released.

San Xavier Mission School closed

A lack of enrollment forced the school to suspend operations.

Fight over Resolution Copper Mine drags on

Both sides expect the fight to continue

Tribes in the Colorado River basin say they're 'in the dark' as states discuss water conservation

The complaint comes as Colorado River water users are trying to come up with a new sharing plan.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Navajo president signs pandemic aid priorities, $1B spend

The spending plan covers COVID-19 and infrastructure.

Indigenous students to get full University of Arizona tuition

University will pay tuition and fees for all who qualify.

Contreras Fire listed as 100% contained

Local management team will hand over control Saturday.

State health insurance program wrongly ended coverage for some Native children

AHCCCS said it is putting new procedures in place following auditor general's report.

An Endangered Language

With the majority of Indigenous tribal languages in the United States in critical danger of dying out, what does it take to keep them from becoming extinct.

Comcaac Nation in Sonora renews historic march to ancestral site

An Indigenous nation in Sonora held a historic gathering last year to demand water for their communities on the Sea of Cortez. Now, they’re meeting again. This time in honor of their ancestors.

White House report calls for stronger Native American voting protections

Native Americans face threats, mockery, language barriers, and outright disrespect at the polls, the White House report concludes.

U.S. Senate committee hears 2 bills on tribal water rights in Arizona

CRIT Chairwoman Amelia Flores said her tribe has already helped to stave off the effects of a historic drought by fallowing its fields and taking other measures.

U.S. Senate committee to hear testimony on tribal water rights

The chairwoman of the Colorado River Indian Tribes is in Washington, D.C., this week to testify for a bill that would allow her tribe to lease its water to other parts of Arizona.

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