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Funeral services were held Tuesday for Army Private and Navajo Nation tribal member Carlton Chee. He died earlier this month after collapsing while training at Fort Hood in Texas. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Attorneys for the only Native American on federal death row are asking a judge to delay his execution.

Navajo Nation Council

Navajo Nation lawmakers are meeting remotely this week for their summer session.

The Navajo Nation Council session scheduled for Friday has been cancelled so all of the Legislative Branch buildings can be disinfected and sanitized.

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Federal officials have launched multiple measures to reduce cases of missing and killed Native Americans in the past year, including boosting funding for crime victim and witness services, said a U.S. attorney who leads a Justice Department committee on tribal policy.