Havasupai Tribe

Biden, Grand Canyon National Park, national monument, Hopi, Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni
Aug 8, 2023

Biden makes Grand Canyon monument designation, citing Arizona tribal heritage, climate concerns

Declaring it good "not only for Arizona but for the planet," President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a national monument designation for the greater Grand Canyon, turning the decades-long visions of Native American tribes and environmentalists into reality.

Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon National Park
May 12, 2023

Havasupai Tribe marks spiritual homecoming with return to onetime farmland in Grand Canyon

The Havasupai Tribe and U.S. government recently partnered on events marking the rededication of a popular campground in the inner canyon of Grand Canyon National Park from Indian Garden to Havasupai Gardens or "Ha'a Gyoh."

Oak Flat, Apache Stronghold, Resolution Copper
Mar 20, 2023

Let’s take clear path back to protecting native religious freedom

The federal courts have generally denied Native American religious beliefs the same protections afforded other, more convenient religions under the law.

Havasu Falls, Havasupai Indian Reservation, waterfalls
Jan 3, 2023

Northern Arizona tribe to get federal aid for flood damage

President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration made by the Havasupai Tribe in northern Arizona, freeing up funds for flood damage as it prepares to re-open for tourists after nearly three years.

Oct 1, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court keeps ban on uranium mining at Grand Canyon

In a major victory for environmental groups and the Havasupai Tribe, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a bid by mining interests to overturn a 20-year ban on extracting uranium from about a million acres around the Grand Canyon National Park.