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The government of Finland has agreed to return Native American remains and funerary objects more than a century after they were taken from the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the agreement follows years of talks between tribal, U.S. and Finnish officials.

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Researchers at the University of Oregon used Census data to make the first nationwide map of what they call “plumbing poverty”—households that lack running water, a shower, or a toilet. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports the Navajo and Hopi Nations stand out dramatically.

Dior is facing widespread criticism for an advertising campaign that Native Americans say perpetuates stereotypes.

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's Office

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation (H.B. 2570) Tuesday that establishes a 21-member Study Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.


A bill introduced in Congress would expand health care options for Native American veterans.