ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leaders of the Pueblo of Acoma are declaring a state of emergency after they said Indian Health Service has shut down critical health care services at their only hospital. The Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Hospital, also known as ACL Hospital, is the only healthcare facility available for residents who people who live
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office says it destroyed a quarter-million plants during marijuana eradication efforts at 21 farms in the Shiprock area of the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Navajo Nation Department of Health has issued a health advisory warning to residents about the “uncontrolled” spread of the coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases increases.
Thomas Atcitty, a former interim Navajo Nation president and longtime New Mexico state representative, has died. He was 86.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KOB 4 continues its series on the coronavirus’ impact on the Navajo Nation and its people. Navajo leaders say using the culture in the fight against the virus is helping them win the battle, but they’re not letting their guard down just yet because the fight isn’t over.
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.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Gerald Chee isn’t shy about his battles with substance abuse. Chee, who lives on the Navajo Nation, said he believes he got COVID-19 while partying with others.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. officials have opened an office in New Mexico dedicated to investigating cold cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous people.
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.
As the U.S. government prepares to execute Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American man on federal death row, the leaders of the Navajo Nation have asked President Trump to reduce Mitchell’s sentence to life imprisonment.
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