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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 266 new Covid-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and 7 more deaths.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation officials cite delays in Christmas holiday reporting for 23 deaths, a larger than normal number of deaths in any given day, reported on New Year’s Eve on the Navajo Nation. The total number of deaths is now 806 as of Thursday.

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ALBUQUERQUE — What started as a Sunday walk at Petroglyph National Monument by a Navajo/Oneida man ended in a confrontation with a National Park Service ranger that left the Native man screaming on the ground after he had been tased multiple times.  

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Tuesday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 153 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and four more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 781 as of Tuesday.

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SISSETON, S.D. — The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate is mourning the loss of former Tribal Chairman Robert Shepherd, who passed away on Sunday morning from injuries sustained in an automobile accident last week. He was 45.

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This Day in History: Dec. 29, 1890

WOUNDED KNEE — On December 29, 1890, some 150 Lakota men, women and children were massacred by the US 7th Calvary Regiment near Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Some estimate the actual number closer to 300.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. On Monday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 95 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths remains 777 as previously reported on Sunday. Reports indicate that 11,494 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 199,340 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 22,371.

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WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary-designee Deb Haaland hosted on Monday morning a virtual roundtable with tribal leaders from Indian Country. During the meeting, the Secretary-designee reiterated President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to tribal nations and Indigenous communities to fully honor America’s sacred trust and treaty obligations to tribal nations. 
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PALM BEACH, Fla. —  President Donald Trump on Sunday evening signed the a $908 billion Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act into law, which sets in motion the release of the $908 billion emergency relief passed by Congress last Monday.