Navajo Nation: From No. 1 in infections to No. 1 in vaccinations
Covid-19 disparities fuel tribal vaccine rollout success
TUCSON, Ariz. – Even though Agnes Attakai is a longtime Indian health administrator, she had no way of knowing that her Diné family members would become a textbook illustration of Native America’s disadvantages in facing the Covid-19 pandemic. Then she was forced to say goodbye to two aunts, an uncle and a cousin who succumbed […]
Diné grassroots sow precedent in clean energy history
Tribal members obtain industry compensation offer for coaled-fired damage.
KYKOTSMOVI VILLAGE, Arizona – Some 30 years ago, when Navajo Nation member Nicole Horseherder returned to her Native land after college, her hopes of building a home like her grandmother’s near here were dampened because wells had dried up with massive coal strip mining and power plant development that drained the underground water tables while polluting Diné and Hopi communities.