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For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on track to become the first Indigenous secretary of the Interior Department. 

  

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Three congressional Democrats from Arizona are calling on federal officials to fully fund a major water system for the White Mountain Apache Tribe. The long-delayed project has kept many residents without safe and reliable drinking water. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Navajo Nation leaders are calling for the full restoration of Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The Trump administration drastically cut its size three years ago, but tribes hope the Biden-Harris administration will reverse the order. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Environmentalists want federal land managers to suspend efforts to amend a plan that would guide oil and gas development and other activities near Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

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An Interior Department internal watchdog says the agency withheld public documents related to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ahead of his Senate confirmation.

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