FBI investigates rehab scams targeting Indigenous community
The FBI is investigating scams by fake rehab groups that target the Indigenous community, offering substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money, FBI officials say.
Arizona residents, shooting hero, Nichols’ family members to join Biden
Two Arizona residents, along with rock star Bono, the 26-year-old who disarmed a gunman in last month's Monterey Park, Calif. shooting, and the family of Tyre Nichols will be among the featured guests sitting alongside first lady Jill Biden at tonight’s State of the Union address.
Navajo high court weighs case on language fluency
The decision about whether Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks Navajo fluently enough to be on the ballot is headed back to a lower tribal court after a Navajo Nation Supreme court ruling Friday.
Senators urge action on water-rights bill in meeting with tribal leaders
WASHINGTON – Arizona’s senators urged tribal leaders Thursday to move quickly on a proposed settlement of water-rights claims so they can push the bill through Congress before this session ends. In separate closed-door meetings with Navajo and Hopi leaders in Tuba City, Republican Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain stressed the importance of quick action, said those who attended the meetings.
Tuba City’s Tithing House
At the turn of the century, about 20 Mormon families lived in the Tuba City, Moenkopi Wash, Reservoir Wash and Moenave areas of northern Arizona. The families farmed and raised livestock and followed the church practice of tithing — giving one tenth of the increase in their income or goods each year to the Mormon Church.