Stories tagged: "navajo nation"


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Lockdowns Work: Navajo Nation Sees Drop in COVID Cases as the Rest of Arizona Spikes

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez confirmed they will continue their 57-hour weekend lockdowns for at least three more weeks.

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Navajo Nation President Ends Weekend Lockdown: What We Know

The Navajo Nation overtook New York in mid-May as the region with the highest rate of COVID-19 infections in the country.

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Nearly 600 Tuba City Families Fed From Record-Setting Food Donation

St. Mary’s Food Bank delivered 125,000 pounds of food in a record-setting donation delivery to the Navajo Nation in Tuba City — one of the hardest hit populations in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tribes Stiffed Over $70 Million in Relief Funds

The Treasury’s outdated formula for dispersing funds has shortchanged Arizona tribes by more than $70 million.

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‘No Electricity, No Water:’ Rep. O’Halleran Calls For Bipartisanship to Help Rural Arizona During Pandemic

Representative Tom O’Halleran talks about how he uses bipartisanship to bring relief funding to the 12 tribes in his district.

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A Tidal Wave Of COVID-19 Cases Are Overwhelming A Rural Hospital Near Navajo Nation

At least 32 hospital workers who have become infected say they all live with the fear of spreading the virus to their colleagues and relatives.

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Mark Ruffalo, Jason Momoa, and Other Celebs Among Those Donating to Navajo Nation

A dispute over which groups were eligible to receive tribal aid funding from the federal government led to a delay in the Navajo Nation receiving help.