Navajo Nation


A long-running water rights settlement between the Navajo Nation, state of Utah and the federal government has become law. It was part of sweeping COVID-19 and government-funding legislation signed by President Trump Sunday night. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


A new public health emergency order goes into effect Monday on the Navajo Nation.


Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, N.M., has received $12 million from the philanthropist MacKenzie Scott as part of her multi-billion-dollar giving campaign this year. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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Congress has passed a long-awaited bill that would address water availability issues for residents living on the Navajo Nation in Utah who lack access to running water, a problem exacerbated by the pandemic.


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Officials on the Navajo Nation are urging residents to remain steadfast in preventing the spread of the coronavirus amid the holidays.