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KNAU checks in with Nephi Craig, a White Mountain Apache Chef, who gives new life to the food his ancestors cooked. KNAU’s Aaron Granillo reports Craig now uses indigenous food as a form of medicine to help fellow Apaches overcome addiction.

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More than half of rural Americans and nearly two-thirds of those on tribal lands lack high-speed internet access. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, some members of Congress want to close that so-called digital divide. 

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Hopis are voting Thursday to elect a new chairman as the tribe heads into an uncertain economic future.

Tribal Leaders Call Land-Use Bill Step in Right Direction

Oct 30, 2017

Tribal leaders backed a House bill Wednesday that would give tribes the ability to control more of their land, instead of having to get federal approval for virtually any use.

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Human sex trafficking has increased sharply throughout the U.S. in recent years. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, now lawmakers on the Navajo Nation are working to prevent it on the reservation.