hopi 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.

Navajo, San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, House Natural Resources
Jun 8, 2023

Landless San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe could finally get its own homeland

It’s long past time for Congress to ratify the treaty so that San Juan Southern Paiute tribal members are no longer treated like strangers in their ancestral homeland, tribal President Johnny Lehi Jr. testified on June 7.

Hobbs, AHCCCS, health care, Native American, care providers
May 16, 2023

AHCCCS halts payments to 100 providers as officials allege multi-million-dollar scam targeting Native Americans 

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, better known as AHCCCS, suspended payments to more than 100 care providers suspected of scamming the state out of hundreds of millions of dollars while victimizing thousands of Native Americans, officials said on Tuesday. 

Navajo Nation, Zah
Mar 8, 2023

Ex-Navajo President Zah guided by love for people, family

Peterson Zah, a monumental Navajo Nation leader who guided the tribe through a politically tumultuous era and worked tirelessly to correct wrongdoings against Native Americans, has died.

Mar 12, 2021

Congress has opportunity to protect Grand Canyon region

Congress has the opportunity to permanently protect the Grand Canyon region and those whose livelihoods, health, and cultures depend upon it, rather than allow it to be jeopardized for toxic uranium mines to benefit the short-term profits of a few and potentially expose us to pollution forever. The Senate should join the House in passing the Grand Canyon Protection Act.

Nov 29, 2018

State justices end tribal dispute with ski area

The Arizona Supreme Court has squashed what could be the last legal maneuver to block the use of treated effluent to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.

Sep 21, 2018

Prospective owner, operator of Navajo coal plant end pursuit

Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort Thursday, saying the challenges were too great.

May 9, 2018

State Supreme Court to hear Snowbowl case

The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the Hopi tribe can try to block the use of treated effluent to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.

Jul 25, 2016

Keams Canyon

Indian Agent Leo Crane took this photograph of the Hopi Agency in Keams Canyon in 1919. The agency was built on a site 13 miles east of First Mesa, in a narrow canyon on a spring-fed stream. The canyon was named after Thomas Varker Keams, who settled there in 1876.

Jul 11, 2013

Hopis sue over religious sites on Navajo land

When the Navajo and Hopi tribes agreed to end a decades-long land dispute in Arizona's Black Mesa region, they also said they wouldn't interfere with each other's religious practices.

Mar 1, 2013

Grand Canyon State’s namesake threatened

Our beautiful state has many points of pride, but none compare to our namesake, the Grand Canyon State. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon attracts nearly 5 million tourists a year.

The real health care debate: Medicaid expansion
Feb 5, 2013

Brewer frees funds to help northern Arizona counties damages by cold

Gov. Jan Brewer has issued a declaration of emergency for parts of northern Arizona damaged by recent frigid temperatures.