native americans

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.

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

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A painted image of a Native American and the name “Redmen” will remain as a city marker in a southern Utah town despite a decision to change the high-school mascot that inspired it.

Earth Notes: Rezcycling

Jul 31, 2019
Jack Pongyesva

There’s  no curbside recycling for the twelve villages that make up the Hopi reservation. That’s mainly because of remoteness and sheer distance from potential buyers of recyclable materials. But, a brother and sister team are trying to change that.


J.N. Choate/Barry Goldwater Collection #GI-44, Arizona Historical Foundation, University Libraries, Arizona State University/Heard Museum

A bipartisan effort in Congress seeks to repeal several archaic federal laws that specifically discriminate against Native Americans. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, many of the outdated statutes were passed more than a century ago. 


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