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A mural is displayed along the side of U.S. 191 in Chinle, Arizona, where the health center has four traditional healers on staff to provide services.

President Biden is poised to designate Avi Kwa Ame, a sacred site for Native American tribes in southern Nevada, as a national monument, and announced economic, climate and land management actions the administration is taking to foster a strong relationship with Indian Country.  Read more»

Arizona is home to one of the largest populations of Indigenous peoples in the U.S., and tribal lands make up more than 25% of the state’s land mass. 

The turquoise-colored Phoenix Suns 2022-2023 City Edition uniform pays tribute to the rich histories and cultures of Arizona’s 22 tribal nations, inspired by thousands of years of shared characteristics, symbols and traits. Read more»

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, in Haaland v. Brackeen, a case that will decide if the ICWA is constitutional.

Hundreds showed up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to voice their support for the Indian Child Welfare Act, enacted to “halt the unnecessary forced removal of Native kids from their families,” and a law that has been referred to as the “gold standard” for child welfare. Read more»

Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, D-Window Rock, speaks on the Senate floor on May 8, 2020.

Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, chair of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus in the legislature, resigned from the Arizona state Senate to work with the Department of Interior on projects related to “all of the western United States”. Read more»