Keyword: Navajo Nation
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Heritage Fine Arts just handed a $1,950 check last week (April 28) to Marci Lameman, sister of well-known Diné/Navajo artist Andersen Kee. The check is the first of more hoped-for assistance to aid folks in dire circumstances in Navajo Nation - many of whom are elderly or without electricity or running water - who are especially at risk during this current coronavirus pandemic. more
Governor Lujan Grisham relaxed some of the sanctions in her public health order as the state of New Mexico prepares to open up businesses amid the COVID-19 emergency. In a new public health … more
The news from Indian Country regarding responses to the COVID-19 coronavirus emergency has been dire. However, decisive action by leadership at Taos and Picuris pueblos has, to date, kept tribal members relatively safe. more
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, whose roughly 350,000-member tribe has been devastated by 15 deaths from COVID-19 and nearly 400 positive cases, is implementing a 57-hour curfew this weekend in hopes of blunting the disease's spread.Nez, the leader of the nation's largest Native American tribe, spread out over three states and 27,000 square miles, said the wide swath of the disease mandates the unusual action - and a willingness to enforce the curfew. more
“Yá’át’ééh sha’ ałchíní. Shí éí Erica Elliott yinishyé. Nisha? Haash yinilyé? The words mean, ‘Hello my children. My name is Erica Elliott. And you? What is your name?’” more
Jim Kristofic has written four books. His latest, “Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School,” is a detailed history tracing the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian ... more
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