Native Americans

Navajo Nation will participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials

PHOENIX (AP) — Navajo Nation officials say they will participate in the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trials amid a steady decline in coronavirus cases. The American Indian territory once had the highest coronavirus infection rate in the country, but has since seen a substantial decrease in community spread.

$3.2 million in housing grants go to New Mexico pueblos

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Millions of dollars in federal grant money is going to New Mexico pueblos. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding nearly $18 million in grant money to tribes across the country. Reportedly, $3.2 million is going to New Mexico pueblos.