Navajo Nation Gets Amber Alert

Published December 13, 2017 WINDOW ROCK  – On Tuesday, Navajo Nation Russell Begaye signed a contract to purchase a mass notification software to implement an emergency alert system for road closures, weather notifications, hazardous waste spills, wildland fires and AMBER Alerts. “We always pray that we will never have another abduction, but we need this […]

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Book Charts Unlikely Friendship Between Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull

Published December 13, 2017 In “Blood Brothers,” UC Riverside’s Deanne Stillman explores the complicated relationship between two icons of American mythology RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA — One was a revered horseman who rode for the Pony Express and served in the Civil War; the other, a Lakota Sioux chief and holy man whose role in the Battle […]

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Cherokee Nation Citizen Joins Tulsa’s Resilient Advisors on Racial Equity

Published December 13, 2017 TULSA, OKLAHOMA — Deborah Fritts, a Cherokee Nation Businesses employee, recently joined Tulsa’s Resilient Advisors on Racial Equity. Tulsa became part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities program in 2015. As part of the program, the advisory committee works to develop a strategy addressing the physical, social and economic challenges […]

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Navajo Nation Vice President Nez Speaks about Resilience at CDC

Published December 12, 2017 ATLANTA – Vice President Jonathan Nez, co-chair of the Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC), spoke at a public health meeting on Dec. 5 at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The Vice President advised committee members to bear in mind the resilience of native individuals and tribal nations as a whole to […]

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Ranking Member Grijalva: Tuesday Hearing Will Highlight Need for Continued Protection for the Grand Canyon

Published December 11, 2017 WASHINGTON ­– Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said today that he will use Tuesday’s hearing on Republican and Trump administration demands for more mining of uranium and other minerals from public land to highlight the threat those plans pose to the Grand Canyon. Grijalva will highlight the need to maintain […]

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Ranking Member Grijalva: Tuesday Hearing Will Highlight Need for Continued Protection for the Grand Canyon

Published December 11, 2017 WASHINGTON ­– Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said today that he will use Tuesday’s hearing on Republican and Trump administration demands for more mining of uranium and other minerals from public land to highlight the threat those plans pose to the Grand Canyon. Grijalva will highlight the need to maintain […]

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