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Navajos Say New Arizona Restrictions Will Complicate Voting
"At least a dozen bills impacting voting in arizona have been signed into law this year. By the state's republican governor but leaders say the measures will limit turnout in the elections and disproportionately impact native voters arizona. Public radio's ryan hinds just reports. Gop members of the state legislature say. The bills are necessary to make arizona's elections more efficient insecure but to new laws signed by republican governor. Doug ducey have navajo. Nation officials worried that voting could become harder for tribal members especially elders one limits. The amount of time voters have to add missing signatures to early ballots in another purchase inactive voters from arizona's early voting list democratic state representative and navajo nation tribal member jasmine blackwater. Nygren sees them as retribution. We saw the power of the native american vote in this past election. We know that the native americans specifically the navajo population came out very strongly in support of president biden and now we see their voting rights being attacked block water nygren says because of the vastness and remoteness of the reservation the new restrictions put added burdens on an already challenging process for many tribal communities she and navajo nation president jonathan nez called the new arizona laws voter suppression another bill. Still under consideration by the legislature would require. Id numbers and other documentation be sent with early ballots. Tribal leaders also opposed that measure for national native news. I'm ryan hinds in
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"We might have reached all of the low hanging fruit. All of those people that would have done anything to get a vaccine and now we really need to encourage more Arizonans to get vaccinated. Now. The state farm stadium site ends its run tomorrow morning last Appointment set for 8 57 Friday operations, then moved in nearby Hill, a river arena and that starts at noon. Live and Scott still a Westworld jump cross Katie Arnie's the state reporting nearly 650 new cases and 22 new deaths today as they reached two million fully vac. It's vaccinated residents Also 30,000 new diagnostic tests. You can get more on the latest metrics at Katie Jr dot com. First lady Jill Biden is paying the Grand Canyon State of Is it? It's all to highlight Corona virus vaccination efforts today and tomorrow The first lady will be at the Navajo Nation in Window Rock and ST Michael's. Besides touring a vaccination facility, she'll also be meeting with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez as well assume Navajo students and show give a radio address. Look force ner Katie. Our NEWS Arizona votes. What we're seeing here in Arizona has been a piecemeal approach to limiting democracy. That's how Arizona House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding describes GOP backed election bills making their way through the state Legislature. He claims Republicans in Arizona and across the country more than 350 different bills across this nation to restrict, revoke and make it more difficult for people to participate in democracy. Republicans claim their bills on Leander. Or faith in the election system following the 2020 election. Get an update on traffic. Now as we go live to the Valley Chevy Dealers Traffic center Here's Monica read. Jeff, We've got a new problem and the East Valley. It's on the 60. Westbound West Obama school too, Right Lanes, black porn accident there And you also have a vehicle under on the school, which may have been involved in this too. So we are seeing a slowdown as you drive through Mesa on the 60. On the westbound to go to Red Mountain near the one No one an accident off right about to be clear. And then South found 17 just before the Dunlap overpass..
First Lady Jill Biden in Arizona to Visit Navajo Nation
"Visiting the Navajo Nation today. In Friday. The highlight Corona virus vaccination efforts and visit a vaccination site shall also meet with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and give a radio address. Your number more than 15 minutes away from today's top stories
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KCRW
"Has welcomed a variety of leaders who are offering blessings, hymns and readings such as from Navajo Nation. President Jonathan Nez give to the people of our country, a zeal for justice and the strength of for parents that we may use our liberty. In accordance with your gracious will. Keep this nation under your care and the name of Jesus Christ. Traditional inaugural festivities have been called off because of the Corona virus pandemic. President Biden will issue more executive orders to combat the pandemic. Today. These will address testing, vaccinations, supplies and treatment. This follows 15 executive actions that Biden took on his first day in office. NPR's Adrian Florido says several of those address racial issues. President Biden revoked a Trump executive order that had tried to limit diversity and anti bias training that federal agencies and other institutions President Trump had claimed that such training's taught people of the U. S was a quote horrible place a racist place. Biden has also ordered federal agencies to start identifying and rooting out systemic racism in the workplace. And he gave agencies 200 days to submit plans for doing so. He also ended President Trump's so called 17 76 Commission. Trump formed the commission last fall to write report promoting quote, patriotic education and challenging the idea that racism has played a prominent role in America's history. Report issued earlier this week was widely criticized by academics who called it pseudo history. Adrian Plenty. NPR NEWS LOS Angeles Democrats have taken control of the U. S Senate after three new members were sworn in on Wednesday. Gorgeous senators John Asaf and Raphael Warnock took oaths of office. So did California's Alex Padilla, who fills the seat vacated by Vice President Harris. NPR's Kelsey Snow has more The Senate is now tied. 50 50 vice President Harris would be the tie breaking vote, giving Democrats control of the chamber. Newly mentored. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has promised to tackle major priorities for Democrats, including climate change and racial injustice. But he also acknowledges that in such a closely divided Senate Democrats and Republicans will have to work together We have no choice. To try to work together. Every day to reward the faith of the American people have placed in us she were in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are still working on a power sharing agreement covering committee assignments and Senate operations. Kelsey Snell NPR NEWS Washington Stocks are higher on Wall Street, the Dow was up 59 points at 31,247. You're listening to NPR. It's a toe full aired. I'm Cherry Glaser with KCRW news. Many of Joe Biden's supporters in Southern California watch the presidential inauguration home due to the pandemic, but some couldn't help but make the trip to Washington. 36 year old Edwin Rivera, lives in Highland Park and flew to D. C this week, he and his friends got us close to the National Mall as they could. My favorite part was actually when when we stepped out of the uber and we could see our nation's capital. I could hear by the speech from like the distance and it's just a such a beautiful thing. Toe witness that Heart of democracy is still standing. Meanwhile, my V You'll Eldridge, watch from her parents home in L. A. She had planned to go to D. C to celebrate. The swearing in of Kamila Harris is the first female on first vice president of color. But she canceled her trip after the siege of the capital earlier this month, she says watching with her parents, though, was just a special. My mom, who at one point in her life grew up on a Sharecropping Farm and Beaumont, Texas. So to be able to have this experience with them and and look at how far we have come as a people again as African Americans, but Not just that, just as Americans as a whole, and it's been in the awesome morning. She and Vice President Harris share the same black sorority Alfa Kappa Alfa. You'll, Eldridge watch yesterday ceremonies on Zoom along with her sorority sisters. Supermarket workers in Long Beach aren't getting a raise. The city just passed an ordinance requiring large grocers to pay an extra $4 an hour and hero pay for working through the pandemic. But almost as soon as it was approved, the California Grocers Association filed a lawsuit calling the move illegal and claiming they do enough to protect their employees. Kcrw's angel careerists has more The California Grocers Association took long beach to court the day after the City Council unanimously approved here, Okay. Lawsuit claims the ordinance unfairly targets grocery stores, while other essential businesses haven't been required to raise wages in response to the pandemic. The trade group also argues the mandated hero pay interferes with collective bargaining and could lead to higher prices for consumers. Reduced hours for workers even store closures. Lawsuit asked the ordinance be declared invalid and unconstitutional. Supermarkets have seen record profits during the covert crisis. And while many grocery store workers did initially received hazard pay at the start of the pandemic, the practice began feeding around May, the only county board of supervisors might bring forward its own here. Okay, ordinance requiring supermarket work. It's to get an additional $5 an hour. A rep from the California Grocers Association says If that happens, they'll probably final lawsuit against the county as well. Support friend PR comes from I drive providing cloud backup full system Backup and on site I drive Appliance to protect PC's max and servers from David loss. Two crashes and ran somewhere and I dr dot com slash NPR. While the wind advisories.
Oglala Sioux community leaders take COVID-19 vaccine to build trust
"This is national native news. I'm antonio gonzalez. The oglala sioux tribe in south dakota has started cove in nineteen vaccines for healthcare workers with both pfizer and moderna. As lee strube injure reports tribal leaders are carefully. Managing the number of vaccine doses. They receive alicia. Musso is vice president of the tribe. She says they're asking frontline workers what they want to do that. We are polling to make sure people wanna take it or not to say you have these infrastructures asking if they want to musso says tracking vaccines for healthcare. Workers helps the tribe advocate for the exact number of doses. They need during this first phase. Musso says they're also working to boost confidence in the medina and pfizer vaccines. They're asking other respected members of the community to set an example. By taking the vaccine. We do have different influences in our community leaders in that way and those of us who even though we have these political positions who may have less risk factors and want to you know in our own way Culturally allow people to take that who are higher risk. The tribes medical task force will continue to roll out. Its covid vaccine. Plan unleashed droop injure in rapid city. A long running water right settlement between the navajo nation. The state of utah and the federal government has become law as ryan hinds reports as part of the sweeping covid nineteen government spending bill signed by the president. The navajo utah. Water rights settlement act among several bills included in the two point three trillion dollar package it ends decades of negotiations between tribal federal and state officials and affirms tribes right to more than twenty six and a half billion gallons of water a year from. Utah's colorado river basin apportionment. The legislation also settles all current and future water claims made by the navajo nation in utah and allocates two hundred and twenty million dollars to water infrastructure on the portion of the reservation located in the state navajo nation president. Jonathan nez calls the settlement historic in says it'll increase access to drinking water for many navajo families. The president's office says more than forty percent of navajo nation households in utah lack running water or adequate sanitation according to the navajo water project. One in three residents on the reservation lack a sink or toilet in their homes. The settlement act was approved by the navajo nation council in two thousand sixteen and introduced in congress by a bipartisan group of lawmakers from arizona utah and new mexico last year for national native news. I'm ryan hinds in flagstaff. The little shell tribe of chippewa indians in montana was federally recognized. One year ago the tribes working on opening its own health clinic next year as yellowstone public. Radio's caitlyn nicholas. Reports tribal health director molly. Wetland says the tribal launch a healthcare system to provide medical dental behavioral traditional care to tribal members at their own clinic in great falls. We've been a landless. Try reservation let's tribe and so to have something of our own and to be able to provide. Our members carry is really important to the little shell tribal health. Clinic will likely open late. Summer of twenty twenty one but wetland says work tribes first healthcare facility is well underway. He just completed demolition of the building that we purchase. And we're in the design phase. And we're getting ready to start with remodel. Wetland says the team will offer a holistic approach to healthcare as an example. She says she is working closely with little shells. Housing director heath lefranc boys to ensure patients aren't struggling with homelessness as healthcare and housing are closely connected to our primary care team all focused on sort of understanding each of our customers and their own unique story and values and influences an effort to kind of engage them in their care and support long-term behavior change and help our tribal members be successful. I'm caitlyn nicholas and damien antonio
Three tribal leaders vote as Arizona Presidential Electors
"This is national native news. I'm antonio gonzales. Three tribal leaders cast their ballot as arizona. Presidential electors monday for democrats joe biden and kamala harris governor steven rayle lewis of the. He'll river indian community chairman ned. Norris of the autumn nation and president jonathan nez of the navajo nation. Arizona's eleven presidential electors met in phoenix. After taking an oath of office signed the official certificate. A vote for president and vice president governor lewis in a video message expressed his pride taking part in what he called a historic event reflecting on the election amid the pandemic saying native people made their voices known with voter turnout and tribal communities across the st louis added. He's excited to work. With the biden harris administration biden and harris committed to native americans having a seat at the table during a meeting in october with tribal leaders in phoenix. The new vice president of the oglala sioux tribe is getting right to work leash. Musso was recently sworn into office with president. Kevin killer the lead. The south dakota tribe for the next two years. Richard to bowls has more. Dr alicia musso edged out former oglala sioux tribe president and founder of lakota nation invitational. Brian brewer for the vice presidency shall serve the tribes almost forty seven thousand members across two point. One million acres of land that consists of the pine ridge indian reservation. Musso grew up in porcupine and earned her. Phd in clinical psychology from the university of wyoming. She ran on the platform of promoting science technology engineering arts and math. We know the importance of that. We know we have that those roots in our culture and community but we need places for those people who want those careers to land. And i'm also research for myself. And i've navigated navigate that here know the difficulty season. How amazing it would be if we had our own research and training center where we were leading our own research and we were clambering with outside entities. And i think that's a possibility. During the pandemic musso says she has used her education to help native americans not only in pine ridge but natives across the country to address the myriad of social and health inequities they struggle with another goal as vice. President is to not only continue that work but to also find new ways to utilize her office for what the needs of the people are advice. President position has been a sleeping giant of a position. Right there's a lot that can happen from this office. I know the constitution. We have our constitution. And i have my duties there. But there's a lot we can do. You know and i'm a team player so i'm excited to see what we can do and especially by platform pieces iran on iran on those. Because i knew you can do things with this office. And that would be helpful for the entire tribe. Musso says she appreciates the support and is excited to find solutions for the tribe to handle the current pandemic situation that will serve well into the future in rapid city. I'm richard till's the indian health service started initial distributions of cove. Nineteen vaccines monday. Ihs facilities two of the largest tribes in the united states received first doses of the pfizer vaccine the cherokee nation and oklahoma and the navajo nation in the four corners region and minnesota healthcare workers the cass lake hospital on the leech lake reservation where among some of the first to receive the vaccine in the state the bemidji pioneer reports ten workers at the hospital were vaccinated tribal programs in urban centers have the option of receiving the vaccine from the indian health service or states the initial distribution is prioritizing health care workers and residents of long term care facilities.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Calm. Did you know what 72 sold you get a price in just 15 minutes. And give thousands more than if you'd told any other way. You can even set your own clothes and moved eight. Want a higher price for your home? Go to 72 sold dot com D Turn and Katie are in is mostly cloudy. This morning, clearing this afternoon with a high of 62 Tonight. Clear the low 40 right now in Chandler. Clear skies, they say 39 degrees Weathers Want to you by Howard Air. Arizona's morning news news flash. I'm Jamie West. Here's what you need to know right now happening right now. The largest vaccination campaign and U. S history is now underway. Health care workers in New York have now started receiving the covert 19 vaccine. Arizona's presidential electors made a 10 this morning to cast their ballots for Joe Biden and Kamila Harris. Among the 11 electors are Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Arizona Democratic Party chair police. Your Otellini. Hackers have breached the U. S. Treasury Department and Commerce Department. The CIA and FBI are investigating solar winds. The company that provided the software to those agencies calls it a highly sophisticated attack. You're never more than 15 minutes away from today's top stories on Arizona's news station, Katya er news Sharper Points commentary presented by Schwartz Laser Eye Center. Bet you think I was his giddy is a six year old on Christmas morning during last Friday's Territorial Cup win. It was satisfying the win the game. But mostly I was in shock. Not about how a issue was winning the game. But how Arizona was losing it, and I have no idea why, But I feel genuinely sorry today for the people of Tucson. See for the old Pueblo. The athletic teams at the University of Arizona often dictate the mood of the city. Remember how Tucson celebrated the You obey his national championship in men's basketball in 1997. I've been trying to forget for the last 23 years. Remember how they grieve when the coach who won that title Lute Olson passed away earlier this year. Yes, is the Sun Devil? I want to beat the U of H brains in as often as possible, but I want them to put up a fight, not lay down and die the way they did Friday. Sports memories are often built on dramatic down to the wire contest. We're underdogs, overcome the odds and push the favorite to the brink. Not what happened Friday, where Arizona seemed to say to a shoe players. The end zones over there have a nice trip, no matter how much they try to deny it. The people of Tucson are embarrassed today, and after a year like this, she can't help but feel bad for them. A little. Loss caused Arizona's coach Kevin someone, his job, and now the administration at you. Arizona has one job. Find a football coach. Who cares? The last few coaches in Tucson of talk is that they took the territorial cup seriously, but I really thought it was just another game. It's not Both sides in this rivalry deserve coaches who approached the territorial cup as if losing would hurt them personally and deeply. Don't ever want to lose to the cats. But I do want them and whoever their next coach will be toe understand the meaning of the term. Give it the old college Try. At 7 47. Let's.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Lynn. Here's what you need to know. Right now. Governor Doug Ducey has not held a coronavirus briefing and weeks despite the current surgeon cases today, he released his second video on Twitter, urging Arizonans to mask up socially distance and avoid indoor gatherings. You see, it's not issued any new guidelines. The Navajo Nation, meanwhile, began a new three week locked down today is coronavirus cases once again surged there, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez tells gave us and Chad they're hoping that keeping people on the nation wearing masks and avoiding gatherings. Keep the cases from spiking again. 10 time NBA All Star reportedly headed to Phoenix ESPN reporting The sons have acquired guard Chris Paul from the Oklahoma City Thunder for four players, including Ricky Rubio and Kelly. You berate junior, along with draft considerations. You're never more than 15 minutes away from today's top stories on Arizona's news station, Katya our news. Time for a traffic check. Once again with detour Dan in the Valley Chevy dealers, Traffic Center. Thank you back your land. Let's get busy. We've got a lot of Rex to go over, including the wreck of the South Tower. 101 Price near Broadway. That collision remains off right, westbound to O to Redmond Freeway collision at the 51 Interchange. That collision is also after the right So at least our lanes rope in here, but up north. The north about 17 is not open. It is closed at the Sunset Point Rest Area mile marker 2 50 to a two mile back. Cup, but you exit into the exit ramp there for the rest area and you re enter at the on ramp, So it really is just that inconveniences off. At least you can get around it. But there is a two miles away. Also a closure Broadway and Lindsay That's due to a serious right. This traffic report brought to you by Panera Bread Flatbread pizzas have hit the menu that Panera and whether you get the cheese Margarita.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU
"And extreme rainfall to Central America. This is NPR news. Coronavirus cases in the U. S continued to surge with daily infections up by more than 80% since the beginning of the month. Several states are imposing new restrictions. The governor of New Mexico has implemented a stay at home order. Oregon and Washington have ordered partial lockdowns. The Navajo Nation and Arizona, Utah and New Mexico is once again taking drastic measures to control the spread of the virus from member station Cage's Scott Pork reports. The entire Navajo nation will enter a three week stay at home order effective Monday as the virus spreads uncontrollably and dozens of communities on the reservation. Navajo Nation. President Jonathan Nez issued a statement arguing that with more than 900 new cases in the last week, they are quote inching closer and closer to a major public health crisis in which we could potentially see our hospitals filling up with patients. Individuals could only leave their houses for a central trips. Essential businesses must close by three PM and all schools are required to switch to remote learning. The order remains in effect until at least December 6th for NPR News. I'm Scott Bork and Phoenix Lawyers for President. Trump filed new papers yesterday in challenging the election results in Pennsylvania. They dropped their main complaint that officials kept out observers when processing hundreds of thousands of ballots. The new claim is limited to a much smaller number of ballots, saying Democratic leaning counties allowed voters to fix problems. Votes. That issue are far fewer than the lead Joe Biden has in the state. I'm Nora Rahm NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Lifelock, reminding consumers that they could miss certain.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Worth billions. It's an hour of economics and innovation on planet money and how I built this. From NPR. Live from NPR News. I'm nor Rahm. Hundreds of workers in Georgia spent the weekend counting nearly five million ballots from this month's presidential election by hand. As a meal. Moffett of member station W. A B reports on Lee 14,000 votes separate President elect Joe Biden and President Trump, the Georgia secretary of state ordered an audit of the race, which kicked off a hand recount, state's largest counties rented out exhibit halls so workers could spread out as they went about telling hundreds of thousands of ballots by hand. Hold on the state's biggest county completed its count of more than 520,000 ballots on Sunday afternoon Status said to certify a winner by Friday a meal Moffett reporting coronavirus cases in the US continue to surge. Daily infections have grown by more than 80% nationwide since the beginning of the month. Several states are imposing new restrictions. The governor of New Mexico has implemented a stay at home order. Oregon and Washington have also ordered partial lockdowns. 27,000 Square Mile Navajo nation in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico is once again taking drastic measures to control the spread of the virus. From member station Cage. Z. Scott board reports. The entire Navajo nation will enter a three week stay at home order effective Monday as the virus spreads uncontrollably and dozens of communities on the reservation. Navajo Nation. President Jonathan Nez issued a statement arguing that with more than 900 new cases in the last week, they are quote inching closer and closer to a major public health crisis in which we could potentially see our hospitals filling up with patients. Individuals could only leave their houses for essential trips. Essential businesses must close by three PM and all schools are required to switch to remote learning. The order remains in effect until at least December, 6th. For NPR News. I'm Scott Bork and Phoenix Firefighters in the West are finally getting some reprieve from member station Kunc. Carly Hucles reports, containment and suppression levels are up. In Colorado's record breaking wildfires. Crews fighting the East. Troublesome fire are reporting no growth thanks to recent snow and containment lines that have held the flames back as strong winds threatened to push the fire toward new fuels. The fire is 60% contained. Terry Lobo is the incident. Meteorologist for the East Troublesome Fire. He's optimistic about suppression operations. There still will be some smoldering in some of the larger fuels the large down logs, but the snow is really going to keep that in check. The blazes have impacted 30,000 acres in Rocky Mountain National Park, while some areas within the park remained closed because of the Cameron peak, and he's troublesome fires. Park officials say the flames are not projected to move any further into Estes Valley for NPR news. I'm Carly Hucles in Loveland, Colorado. You're listening to NPR news. Britain is the first country to run final stage trials of an experimental covert 19 vaccine. It's being developed by the company, Jansen, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, Company is seeking some 6000 volunteers to take part in the 12 month trial. Researchers say they hope to recruit volunteers from groups district portly affected by Potvin 19. Including older people and ethnic minorities. Catholics across France held scattered demonstrations Sunday to demand authorities relax virus lockdown measures. To allow religious services. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports,.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"From NPR NEWS. I'm Barbara Klein. President elect Joe Biden's team is calling on the Trump administration to sign off on coronavirus briefings this week. It is NPR's Mara Liasson reports. Biden's staff say they're moving ahead with plans anyway. The president elect is trying to do what he can to tackle the surging pandemic. But as his newly chosen chief of staff, Ron claim told NBC, there's not much he can do Right now. Biden has set up his own covert task force and claim says the Biden team is going to start consultations with drugmakers this week about the vaccine. Lane said Biden would issue a mask mandate for federal buildings and other places where the federal government has authority and that he will urge governors to issue mask requirements after months of President Trump's ambivalent or even negative comments about masks. 35 governors, including some in red states, where the virus is surging, are requiring masks in public. Mara Liasson NPR news The 27,000 Square mile Navajo nation in three states is once again taking drastic measures to control the spread of the virus. Scott Bork of member station Cage's reports. The entire Navajo nation will enter a three week stay at home order effective Monday as the virus spreads uncontrollably and dozens of communities on the reservation. Navajo Nation. President Jonathan Nez issued a statement arguing that with more than 900 new cases in the last week, they are quote inching closer and closer to a major public health crisis in which we could potentially see our hospitals filling up with patients. Individuals could only leave their houses for a central trips. Essential businesses must close by three PM and all schools are required to switch to remote learning. The order remains in effect until at least December 6th for NPR News. I'm Scott Bork and Phoenix. 15 Asian Pacific countries today signed off on what's billed as the world's largest trading block. The regional comprehensive Economic Partnership reduces tariffs on a range of goods and services for nearly a third of the world's population. NPR's Julie McCarthy Reports. 10 Southeast Asian countries, known as Osiander that includes Indonesia and Singapore were the driving force behind this new mega trading bloc. Ossian signed on with China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. China has hailed the new free trade deal that analysts say deepens Asia's economic integration. The U. S is not part of it, nor the transpacific partnership, which President Trump pulled out of leading 11 other countries to sign a re branded version. President Obama supported the TPP as a way to counter China's influence. The rcep deal poses an early challenge for President elect Joe Biden. How to up engagement with the world's fastest growing region at a time of US wariness toward big trade deals. Julie McCarthy. NPR NEWS This is NPR. This is W. N. Y. C in New York. I'm Lance. Lucky New York City public schools will be open tomorrow. Mayor de Blasio tweeted that the latest covert test results fall below his threshold for shutting down school buildings. Mayor has set that threshold at 3% of citywide test results coming back positive over seven days. That rate is currently just under 2.6%. On Friday, the mayor warned parents to prepare for schools to be closed tomorrow. As the city's positive Kobe test results climbed to near 3% officials say that could still happen later in the week is more test results come in. Governor Cuomo is urging de Blasio to include the school system's Cove. It positivity rate in his calculation to close school buildings. That rate has been as low as 1/10 of a percent. Made widespread mistrust over the impending covert 19 vaccine. Governor Cuomo says New York and seven other states will independently review it. He also says New York will ensure equal distribution of the vaccine to communities of color. That have been disproportionately affected by the virus. Their communities are all are too often health care desert. That's why.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on Native America Calling
"Currently stand now it. You know things are rolling forward in just That this door has said, has been open What are your thoughts with that and before you answer I do WanNa. Let people know that we did reach out to the office of the Navajo Nation President and Vice President and ask them to be on the program today but we were also told that President Jonathan Nez was not available for the show today But as we proceed, you know just thinking of where things are in what it could mean for the tribe, what are your thoughts councilman so and I know you've given us the road to call you Daniel. So Daniel, thank you. Welcome back go ahead your thoughts. Well. I I again, you know some of the initial discussions. We we find out that. You know three healthcare facilities IHS, facilities had already. been. I guess. Include as part of. The areas where the volunteers go to. Get the. The initial Vaccine. Or the initial M are in A. So we understand that you know of all the volunteers, fifty percent would. Get a placebo and then fifty percent would get. the modified or A. And some of these is were already. outline. And before the Chelsea education the Human Services Committee even got wind of it and for us that's concerning. Definitely Especially when there's this aspect of A moratorium on genetic research and. And so the real question is By injecting and then. Taking blood serum periodically from the folks that are part of this study. And and basically She and The immune system how it's reacting that is a form of genetic research. And then so in my view. But we have to I guess look at the hall. What the the legal. Aspects would entail. But Certainly we hear. Reluctance. Folks to participate. In and by for myself and and some of the discussions we've had is. We do except the the aspect of. Reluctance to participate. And I know some of the younger folks that are school in research. That have taken on the academic studies. Are saying. It's okay. But when it comes to older population then we've really we have to balance that. The ability to basically. assure that there is the aspect of free or informed concept. And and The information has to be. provide in A. IN A. Form. That is. translatable to. The. Population and that's really important their language. And because if you don't understand what this is about, how can you make an informed decision in wondering to you know as we hear about this taking place in different communities And maybe you are one of the communities, what kind of explanation or information or you being given about this and what do you think about it even just being put on the table that's what we're discussing today and we're hearing about the Navajo Nation but you know when you think about all this, what are the benefits? What are the risks we want to hear what you're thinking? Eight, hundred, nine, nine, six, two, eight, four, eight, Daniel. We're going to go ahead and hear from caller. We got Darren in net lake tuned in on K. W. E. Darren thank you for giving a ring. Go ahead you're on here. Just like the state that Cowboys Fan members we're mish. I think we should that everybody should get together and do this vaccine trial. There's a lot of drug trials going around the countries That are way more sketchy than this of we've been developing axes for a long time in the United States. and has a made of person and we've always. Helped out, you know the weaker ones we've taken care of our family help federal is. Over. With their hunger problems, we've went to war for the United States high percentage of Americans fought in the wars. And we shouldn't let the discovered things scare us and the government in its past fall the people living in the past I. Don't think we're GONNA go anywhere forward. So I think this is a good idea to help with the government. inserting these trials. All Right Darren thank you for giving us a ring out of the net lake community I was thinking of your area not too long ago there about a year ago. beautiful country. Thank you for calling in Darren We're GONNA go now to Rolando in Santa Fe New Mexico tuned in on key UNM. Thank you for reaching out Rolando Year on here. I thank you for having me this morning I am a physician assistant that's worked since nineteen eighty three as many native communities from the Lemme which hold a very special place in my heart. you Alaska, in here in New Mexico and also in Guatemala and I would caution native. Communities to sit back, do everything to prevent did but not to Guinea pig themselves at these trials which are being rushed into. When Dr Fauci speaks and again as a public health degree as well I have great respect for him as a research scientist and advocate for sane response to gentleness. But when he talks data and and monitoring, it means that that that many people may be injured and that they will pick it up and stop developing a vaccine. But it makes way more sense for for the general population to be the people studied and not. native people who are at. A Higher risk because of the higher rates of the chronic diseases that you find to native communities under current conditions. so that that's mostly what I would like to say this morning is that is that I if I was working in a native.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective
"And it's only gotten tougher with Services scale down because of the virus the fools campaign my words sued Nevada after the democratic-controlled legislature passed a law to mail ballots to all active voters and lift limits on can collect ballots for other people. You know, it makes it a felony to not return a ballot after being a trusted to do so the full in the White House my words alleged that the song compromise election Integrity. Yeah, right. Oh, man. Yeah, but okay, I don't want to die open. Okay, that's table. Yeah, but a federal judge dismissed the case saying the campaign didn't show how it would be harmed. Any any thoughts brother? No, not beyond what I've already contributed, but you know same as different day, right? So, yep. Yeah. You know that was that was rich that full complaining about the Integrity of oh man already home. I had a chocolate for the moment. All right. This is this. Oh, I'm sorry. Sorry. I was just going to say this next article came to be part of the show because of off some listener voice of a listener feedback. We received our last live show you want to take it then cuz it sounds like you you set it up specifically for Well, I did but no you can go ahead and you can read it. If you want. I'll read it. It doesn't matter. Okay? Or you'll you know, it'll make sense once you get into it. Okay? All right. All right. So this article comes from Indian country today title reads politics of distrust the Navajo nation's use of propaganda devices to recruit participants for covid-19. Trial vaccines. This is a this has been written by. Dr. Christine Amy. I hope I pronounced her last name correctly and that goes on here to say remaining silent would make me complacent to the teachings. I have been raised with and that I hope to instill in my children and my students off. Written by again. Dr. Christine Amy. She is Aiden a college associate professor and Navajo Cultural Arts program Grant manager. The article goes on to say president Jonathan Nez and vice president Myron laser are endorsing an invasive clinical trial through unethical treatment..
Tribal plaintiffs claim victory in U.S. Census lawsuit
"This is national. Native News Antonio Gonzalez leaders of the Hilo, River Indian community and the Navajo Nation say they scored a victory in litigation to make sure there's a complete and accurate US census count the tribes another plaintiffs requested census operations continue through October thirty first instead of the end of September last week Federal Court ordered the twenty twenty cents count to continue until the end of October governor. Steven. Rayle Lewis in a video message to his community decisions to complete the census in September due to an appeal that could give us some more time for us to keep working together count up. But the United States has already appealed that ruling and it may end up going to the supreme. Court. So data extension is far from certain and counting could come to an end as soon as thirtieth. So we have to go by what we know. That we have until September thirtieth for anyone who has not completed the census to fill out there for the census was initially planned through. October thirty first. But in August the trump administration shorten the time setting a new deadline in September Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez in a statement praise the ruling and said, the pandemic has been a setback creating many challenges to get people counted especially in rural areas. As of Thursday the Navajo nation's response rate for the twenty twenty cents. This was only twenty point five, percent thirty percent of he'll river Indian community members have not completed the census this summer the Census Bureau reported the National Response Rate was more than sixty percent. Last week the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia determined. Alaskan. Native corporations are not tribal governments under the cares act and not eligible for funds. The ruling is a win for tribes sued over Alaskan native corporations getting a share of the eight billion dollars in cares act funds for tribes tribes, which filed the litigation and include some Alaska tribes. Claim only tribal governments should be allocated cares act dollars. The court held that an sees are not federally recognized tribes and include some of the largest and most profitable corporations. Alaska an appeal is likely. The AMC's have the support of Alaska's congressional delegation about five hundred, million dollars in cares act funding remains for tribal governments, how it will be dispersed if tribal plaintiffs. In to be determined. Hopi Tribal Chairman Timothy New von Jemma is asking you senators to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for. Indians. He testified virtually last week before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs the Hopi tribe in Arizona has utilized the program for more than twenty years to provide diabetes prevention through education fitness and finding ways to address food insecurity. The community health approach also incorporates Hopi Culture. The pandemic has impacted in person services which are now virtual. We're currently offering the wide array of online fitness classes for Monday through Friday including native fitness which incorporates traditional Hopi Song and dance. In addition ages DP is hosting the fitness books challenge were participants earned fitness bucks by completing a virtual fitness class. Classes. That are held in hope you wellness centers facebook page they just DP also modified to programs that celebrate the hoagies long standing tradition of running. The Twenty Eighth Annual Hundred Mile Club. Event just wrapped up and despite it being virtual, there were nearly eight hundred participate participants, ages five and up legislation introduced. The summer seeks to reauthorize the special diabetes, program for Indians for an additional five years and increased funding to two hundred million dollars per year I mean Antonio Gonzalez.
Arizona governor signs proclamation recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day
"This is national native news. I'm Antonio Gonzales Arizona Governor Doug ducey announced Tuesday. He signed a proclamation to recognize October Twelfth Twenty Twenty as indigenous Peoples Day on the Federal Columbus Holiday Emma Gibson. With Arizona public media has more the proclamation came after state Senator James Sita Pash Loci, and a youth led advocacy group Indigenous Peoples Initiative called for the change. Dylan Baca the group's president who is White Mountain Apache and Navajo says indigenous. Peoples Day acknowledges accurate account of Christopher Columbus's violent legacy. This holiday is significant for me because it works to try to eliminate the stereotypes in stigmatisms associated with indigenous peoples and Tribes Paschall K. called on Governor Ducey in. June. During President Donald. Trump's visit to Phoenix to establish the state holiday using his executive powers. She now says she will introduce a bill to permanently changed the holiday in the twenty twenty one legislative session. For National Native News I'm Gibson the Navajo nation is returning to fifty seven weekend lockdowns. Stay at home orders due to a rise in positive covid nineteen cases on and near the reservation. Tuesday's announcement comes a day after top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci praised the tribe for lowering numbers crediting the tribe strict covid nineteen measures which were enforced for. Months some of the orders including the fifty seven hour curfew were eased. But during virtual town Tuesday Navajo nation. President Jonathan Nez had a stern message for residents to stay vigilant Nez, a cluster of forty or more positive cases traced back to travel and spreading the virus during social gatherings which are restricted on Navajo land, and so we're going to have to. Slow everything down we're GONNA have to stay at home orders because we don't know how far. This has gone out in. Contact, with other people, the new cases were reported in Arizona and new. Mexico the tribes also asking residents to avoid areas in Utah, considered hot spots for the virus. NATO advocates encouraged young people to engage in the voting process on national voter registration day. Barb Hartselle works with the LAS, Vegas Indian Center on the native vote she talked about investing in native youth by using traditional teachings and connecting them with issues native youth face today, really taking like arc additional routes in how we carry ourselves in is important to us and being able to invest in our youth in meeting them where they're at and letting really understand though it seems so big and so massive or maybe. It doesn't seem important at all. It really does determine a lot of things like it really determined just how far come from grandmothers and mothers generations to wear. We'll go with their next generation. Hartselle took part in a national congress of American Indians virtual gathering, Tuesday along with tribal leaders and native women in office. The organizations nonpartisan vote campaign focuses on education registration getting out the native vote election protection and data collection according to NCAA I an estimated one point, two, million, American, Indian, and Alaskan native people are unregistered. Five Indian country bills were passed by Congress Tuesday and sent to the president to be signed into law the bill's address missing and murdered indigenous women, self-governance business, and economic development, and legislation to nullify a supplemental treaty for Tribes on the warm springs reservation. There are seven bills currently pending in the house which ranged from education to water rights and veterans. Issues. I'm Antonio
Navajo Nation reports less COVID-19 cases
"This is National Native News Antonio Gonzalez, which in tribes filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the trump administration over oil and gas development in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which people have long fought drilling in the area they hold sacred to protect cultural and subsistence resources. Last month, the Interior Department approved oil and gas leasing in the coastal plain supporters of development include Alaska state leaders, and Alaska's congressional delegation for jobs and Boots the village of Venus by tribal government, Arctic, Village Council and Venus. Village Council filed the lawsuit represented by the native American Rights Fund. Fifteen states led by Washington filed a separate lawsuit, Wednesday high winds and dry conditions continue to fan flames on the call Ville reservation in Washington state. In addition to destroying several structures, the fire is taking a toll on Livestock Ashley. Abraham son with the tribal fish and Wildlife Department estimates the fire has killed as many as twenty, five, hundred head of cattle and up to one hundred horses can't even bring them in because they're so burnt we have to put them down in the pasture and that's just from what we can recover as of right now until the Ho-, thoughts and disappear, we're still counting. People are losing their homes left and right here. And it's just getting more. The Okanagan County fairground is sheltering livestock and other animals, but is anita feed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The Navajo Nation reported its second day of no additional Cova nineteen deaths and three days as Christine. Trudeau reports months after strict orders, health officials report dwindling numbers of new cases twice within a matter of days the Navajo nation. marked. A significant milestone that the nation's largest reservation hasn't seen since March it's all the more important as the tribe continues to climb toward a total number that nears ten thousand covid nineteen deaths. The Nation wants outpaced every state in the country for the number of deaths from the disease. Nomination President. Jonathan. Nez. Called it good news but cautioned the numbers will continue to fluctuate until. There is an effective vaccine Nez encouraged citizens not to get discouraged by the fluctuation but to stay on top of practicing healthcare expert recommended safety measures and reminded that it's due to sticking to these measures that new case numbers have dropped in addition to remaining visual novel Nation Council Delegate Amber Penis Crotty says the council continued to push Navajo nation programs for dramatic increase to funds. And resources for every community across Navajo Nation Navajo nation health officials originally reported no new cases for day, but that was leader corrected to add twelve additional cases following Labor Day weekend gatherings another spike in case numbers expected another thirty two hour partial weekend lockdown. We'll go into effect starting Saturday I'm Christine Trudeau the stories a collaboration with national, Native News and the Solutions Journalism Network A native coalition is calling for the Kansas City football team to end its use of native American stereotypes and the Misappropriation of native culture as the NFL season starts in August. The team announced new measures and policies which include banning fans from wearing headdresses into the stadium. An Indian themed face paint. The team says it's reviewing the use of the Arrowhead Chop the coalition not in our honor. Says the steps are in the right direction, but it does not address the overall racism and appropriation of native culture using a race of people as a mascot. The coalition was formed by native college students and includes native advocates, educators, and community leaders. They're calling for the end of the top team name and imagery. Meanwhile, Kansas City kicks off the twenty twenty season against the Houston Texans. Thursday night. I mean Antonio Gonzalez.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Warning continues 113 degrees in Scottsdale. Now it's 1 12. Weather is brought to you by Howard Air and it's 503. Another round of the DNC will kick off in about an hour. Your voice Your vote night. Two of the virtual Democratic National Convention gets underway shortly with another diverse set of speakers scheduled. ABC is Alex Stone's in Wilmington, Delaware, home of the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, with a preview. Tonight's main speaker will be Dr Jill Biden, who is here in Wilmington. She'll talk about who her husband is as a father in the great losses he suffered. But the keynote address will be 17 up incoming Democrats around the country coming together to give one keynote address. This's a different kind of, you know, is a different kind of keynote this you're also speaking tonight, Bill Clinton, Chuck Schumer and John Kerry, among others, and it's just coming out that one of those other speakers will be another Republican Colin Powell. Who served in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and both George Bush's, including a stint as the first black secretary of state. With continuing coverage. The Democratic National Convention. I'm Brian Clark ABC News Also tonight, Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Republican Senator John McCain, will speak at the Democratic convention. John McCain and Joe Biden met in the 19 seventies, when Biden was a Delaware senator and John McCain was a military aid. They formed a close friendship. It was like a comedy show, sometimes to watch the two of them. Few in Arizona residents also going to be speaking tonight. They include Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and a valley teacher and Sedona resident will be highlighted. Well, tune in when they began to speak..
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"PHOENIX Metro's median home price jumped 10% to $402,000. Buyers and sellers are braving Covad 19. As long as you're not sort of crowding in bumping elbows on open house. There's not that much in person contact necessarily. Happening as part of the home shopping process. Younger buyers are taking virtual tours and chasing historically low interest rates. Peter Seymour, Katie our news, more money and your unemployment cheque, Arizona Val's put $44 billion with all states that apply for federal unemployment benefits through FEMA. 400,000 jobless Arizonans will get $300 extra a week. Patrick Attack with Governor Do C's offices That's on top of our state's $240 a week and we want to make sure that weeks down the road even months down the road that we can continue to make payments at thes dollars will continue to flow to Arizona to the state has paid are 8.5 $1,000,000,000 in unemployment benefits since March. There are a lot of veterans at our state that would appreciate you checking in on them during the pandemic, better and snow how to deal with crisis an emergency, But it's still nice to be checked in on that from the executive director of honoring America's veterans, Paula Paddy. She asked both veterans in the general public to offer support to a local hero with what she calls a buddy check. So you often earth find with the buddy and you make sure that they're OK. You have their back. They have yours. Whether it's a phone, call a text or a zoo meeting. See how they're doing. And if you can help with anything, also try to donate to a food bank. Many of our veterans are needs right now, and they're getting support from our food Banks are news Arizona votes Technically, the Democratic National Convention gets underway tonight in Milwaukee, but the man who wants to be president of the United States won't be there. This is like stone in Wilmington, Delaware, where this week Joe Biden will watch his party's remote convention unfold. Will give US address here on Thursday night. His VP pick Kamala Harris will speak here on Wednesday night. Very little of any of the program will be in Milwaukee anymore. Tonight, the virtual convention kicking off with Bernie Sanders and Michelle Obama among those speaking Navajo Nation. President Jonathan Nez is scheduled to speak of the event tomorrow night. Our news time, 5 37 his Danny Sullivan once again as we check the traffic.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on NBC Nightly News
"Exactly. You see people here wearing masks with one hundred percent compliance. Why did they exa quickly I think that they know their history and they know that they can't count on other people to solve this the. Fair to say that as long as we've been keeping statistics about such things, it has been cleared that native Americans fare less well when it comes to infectious disease. That's absolutely fair to say inadequate access to healthcare inadequate access to water to basic public health infrastructure. That's place people at higher risk for infectious diseases. This is not a question of race put of racism centrally of institutional racism it's a history councilman Eugene so knows only too well. While he's proud that his people in the curve. Says the crisis is not over this serious it's life or death. What should the rest of American? Know there weren't a dirt world? You're still struggling. United States. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez hopes people see what happens here as a cautionary tale look at the Navajo nation. As a case study you know you really saying public health guidelines really work if you if you do. Listen to your professionals. I was that the the administration in DC would do the same. Even the states around us will do the same Cynthia McFadden NBC news some Navajo Nation. Coming up next no lockers water fountains were going back to see the surprising new changes. One School is making. Also. Simon cows crash and the new warning about those electric bites. The meet the Press Chuck Todd Cast. It's an insider's take on politics. The twenty twenty.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Do that. Health services director Keira Crist once told she'd like to see a positivity rate and test results reach 10% and drops in other metrics, but not how far of a drop Becky Peter Education seem to dominate the news conference. But what else was announced today? Well, governor does. He also announced Jim's bars, nightclubs, movie theaters and water parks will stay closed in Definitely to stop Cove in 19 spread. He's already won two lawsuits from Jim's that have sued to reopen. He and Dr Cristo also announced a backlog of 61,000 tests in Arizona and how that's rendering contact. Tracing useless. You can read more on all of these announcements at dot com. Thanks very much. Peter. Now getting sued over the Corona virus is a big concern for a school superintendent in southern Arizona. Tucson Unified School District Superintendent Gaber Trujillo says the company that provides insurance coverage for his school district and others across the state recently sent him a letter letting him know that we are uncovered for any claims that may emerge on our campuses with regard to the lack of our implementation of precautionary measures, potentially leading to infection from But 19 meaning of a parent files a lawsuit alleging a student God Kopa, 19 at school. The school district would not be covered, so we will be liable according to the information we received from the trust. That's a teen. Okay, ta our news. More than 3000 Arizonans have died from the Corona virus since the start of the pandemic. This comes as 89 new deaths were reported this morning. 2335 new cases reported this morning after more than 8700 tests were recorded overnight. The percentage of positive cases has stayed at 14.6%. We invited tune in tomorrow morning at 9 30 as the head of the state Health Department, Dr Carrick, Chris will be joining my broom head right here on to discuss the latest on Corona virus in Arizona. You can tune in here, 92.3 or on the wrapper online at dot com. Well. Earlier today, President Trump gave a shout out to Arizona in his Kuroda virus briefing. Arizona is doing very well. It's heading down numbers of heading down. Think very quickly. Governor's done a great job. They've all done a great job. They've all done a great job. Arizona Senator Kirsten Cinema says more needs to be done to help Native Americans and other minorities deal with the Corona virus. She told a Senate aging committee this week that Native Americans are struggling with the virus and more money should be spent on getting them. The resource is they need, it's clear that policymakers must address the existing disparities that exist in different communities if we're to effectively combat this pandemic. She says many Native American communities in Arizona don't have access to running water. Nearly one in 10 residents of the White Mountain Apache tribe have tested positive for the virus. The Navajo Nation just got some major upgrades for emergency response. A fleet of seven new shiny red and black fire trucks are now responding to emergencies on the Navajo nation. Fire trucks and equipment were aging comes at an opportune and a perfect time. You know, we just Charlie simply went through the roof. Good springs to fire and in the midst of the pandemic nation, President Jonathan Nez says they have more help. Coming to the fire Department recently just added an appropriation. Navajo Nation sales tax to put some of the tax money or the Department of Fire and Rescue Services are news a partial victory. That's what Arizona events forward calls last night's relocation of two Confederate monuments. They called on the governor a month ago to remove those stats. He's a little disappointed that if the governor didn't do this more forcefully on his own, and they're still two other Confederate statues that we know of that are on state property, one of the veterans Cemetery in Sierra Vista and one at Picacho Peak. Cofounder of Vets forward Aaron Marquez sent a letter to Governor Ducey along with 200 other Arizona veterans asking for the removal of those statues. They're also urging him to call a special session regarding police reform. The.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"Help Native Americans and other minorities deal with the virus Cinema told a Senate aging committee this week that Native Americans are struggling with the virus, in part because some communities don't have access to running water for sanitation and other basic needs here in Arizona and have a whole nation at one point had the highest rate of converts Corona virus rates in the country and nearly one in 10 residents of the White Mountain Apache. Tribe have tested positive for the virus. She believes more money should be spent on getting resource is to help Native Americans and other minorities deal with covert. 19 Bob McLay Nunes. A fleet of seven new fire trucks are now operating on the Navajo Nation. Nation, President Jonathan Nez tells Katie are they came at just the right time. Fire trucks and equipment were aging comes at opportune and a perfect time. You know, we just Charlie recently went through the What springs to fire. Members of the Navajo Nation Fire Department gave their input in the design of the new trucks, each one custom designed the Navajo Nation Fire Department says the old trucks will be gradually cycled out. Let's get a quick update on traffic. Now with Danny Sullivan in the Valley Chevy Dealers Traffic Center got an accident done laughing. 39th Avenue. Also a closure. 91st Avenue shut down in both directions between Lower Buckeye and Durango Street that is for a shooting investigation that's being conducted in the area. Get always stick with 83rd Avenue or 99th Avenue instead to get through and Grand Avenue Highway 60. That's shut down westbound heading out of town near state Route 74. The carefree highway that's all due to a crash. This.
Canadian officials dropped charges against a First Nations chief whose violent arrest sparked protests
"The National Native News Making Camera. Kim for Antonio Gonzalez tribal governments have joined environmentalists Labor activists sent a lawsuit against new rules that rollback federal, clean water regulations, earthjustice filed the lawsuit on behalf of the possible Yawkey tribe of Arizona bad river band of Lake Superior Chippewa the on Indian nation of Washington State, the Fond Du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa of Minnesota. The menominee Indian tribe of Wisconsin and the tonal autumn tribe of Arizona. A C central reports, the suit contends the new federal navigable waters protection role actually weakens expanded protection for streams and wetlands that were put in place by the Obama Administration. The new rule took effect this week. It eliminates intermittent and ephemeral streams from bodies of water, protected under the Clean Water Act. The possible Yawkey tribe is concerned. The rollback will lead to damage of a major water source state officials in Arizona have supported the federal rule change, even though environmentalists warned the state could lose protections for more than ninety percent of its water bodies under the new rule. In Canada charges have been dropped against northern Alberta first nations chief who is the subject of a violent arrest a couple of months ago as Dan Carpenter Chuck reports, the arrest caught by police dash camera led to anti-racism protests across Canada chief Alan Atom of the ATHABASCA one first nation, no longer faces charges for resisting arrest and assaulting a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer. Adam was the subject of a violent arrest in March. Police Dash Cam video showed him. Him, being tackled and punched in the head, he had been stopped for an expired license plate a statement from the Alberta. Prosecution Service says it had reassessed prosecution standard based on an examination of the available evidence, including the disclosure of relevant material and has withdrawn the charges. The arresting officers are under investigation over the incident chief atom says he's overwhelmed that the charges have been withdrawn having that it's time to move on a sign of relief in regards to. The whole ordeal that. Transpired under early mornings of Mark Steyn. And described that put aside in. Time to move on and continue on. Supposed to be doing. Adam called on Ottawa to address injustices against indigenous people, and said Canadians must open their eyes to the reality is that indigenous people have lived with for decades, the national chief of the Assembly of first nations welcomed the dropping of charges, but said it's clear that racism is embedded within most public institutions, especially the police Adams lawyer also said the decision throws a spotlight on systemic racism that has gone on for too long unchecked in Canada for national late of news I'm Dan Carpenter? In South Dakota the Cheyenne River Sioux. Tribe filed a lawsuit this week. Against the trump administration of what it says were threats to impede COVID, nineteen relief funds, and to take over policing on the reservation. The Grand Forks Herald reports. The tribe set up checkpoints leading into its lands in south. Dakota in April to protect tribal members from the spread of the corona virus. The lawsuit says pressure from Washington DC came after pleas for help from the state's governor and congressional delegation. The tribe is asking the US District Court for the District of Columbia to block the federal government from taking over tribal policing and forcing it to remove its checkpoints. On the Navajo Nation this week president, Jonathan, Nez and Vice President Myron leuser issued a proclamation to fly all flags at half staff to honor Navajo. Police officer Michael Lee who passed away to covid nineteen on June nineteenth Nez said lease saved many lives during his twenty nine years of service, and give his own life to serve and protect the community the funeral for officer. Lee is being held on Thursday June. Twenty fifth in Chandler Arizona. For National, native news I make an camera.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KQED Radio
"For everyday Arizonans I'm proud to say that the work is done in congress over the last six years shows that, we're delivering. Real results to on the issues they care about most she spoke to ABC fifteen dot, com in Florida Tallahassee mayor Andrew gillum won the democratic primary for governor in an upset victory he will face Republican Ron to Santa's who also won the endorsement of President Trump and, in elections in the, Navajo nation to top finishers in the primary election for the Tribal presidency our current Navajo nation vice president Jonathan nez and former tribal leader, Joe Shirley they'll compete. In November's general election a suicide car bomb has exploded at a checkpoint near. The Iraqi Syrian border seven security, forces and civilians, were reported killed NPR's Jane Arraf has more ISIS claimed responsibility. For the bombing at. An entrance to, the town of outcome in Iraq's. Ellen bar province Iraqi soldiers and paramilitary forces were staffing the checkpoint when the car detonated I'll. Crime is about twenty miles from the Syrian border where Iraq in the US are still fighting ISIS ISIS has been militarily defeated in Iraqi and Syrian cities but it. Retains a presence in border areas and. The ability. To carry, out attacks Jane Arraf NPR news here Bill in the Kurdistan region. Of Iraq on Wall Street the Dow, Jones industrial average is up thirty points at twenty six thousand ninety four the NASDAQ is up more than fifty four points it's NPR From kqed news I'm, Brian watt, in an effort to. Prevent drug, overdose deaths on the streets of. San Francisco glide memorial Methodist church has set up a prototype of a supervised. Injection site kqed.org kell Maria Dylan reports the supervised. Injection site at glide memorial in the tenderloin won't have any actual drugs or users it's just a. Model to, demonstrate how this approach could address San Francisco's opioid crisis there will be booths medical equipment and trained staff glide psychologist Ken Kim says the goal is to get people who inject heroin and fentanyl. All into treatment or housing the key piece there is, a safe comfortable space for the folks using the site but also that's our opportunity. Do advocacy, engagement a Bill to legalize a pilot project like this past the state. Legislature this week but these facilities are still illegal under federal law mayor London breed. Says she's willing to defy the federal government if. It'll help Get needles off the streets and prevent deadly drug overdoses I'm Racquel Maria Dylan cake you news in Palo Alto city council has pushed through what's being described as that city. Strongest renter, protections ever the bay area news group reports that this week the council approved an emergency ordinance that forces landlords. Of buildings with at least fifty units to pay certain tenants they displace up to. Seventeen thousand dollars the ordinance which is similar to laws in. Several other bay, area cities came on the heels of the evictions of dozens of families from downtown apartment. Building the measures opponents say it will make rents more expensive I'm Brian watt.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Live from NPR news in Washington I'm korva Coleman Arizona and, Florida held primary elections on Tuesday in Florida Tallahassee mayor. Andrew gillum was the upset. Victor in the democratic gubernatorial primary the Republican gubernatorial candidate is Rhonda Santa's who has been endorsed by President Trump in Arizona voters have chosen nominees for the, US Senate to replace Republican? Jeff flake Republican Martha mcsally and, democrat Cureton. Cinema where, the winners from member station k. j. z. z. in Phoenix, Jimmy Jenkins reports democrat Kirsten cinema was out greeting voters in Phoenix on election day she was not. Taking anything for granted Thanks for. Voting to hey wait I saw you Earlier The congresswoman believes her message will be attractive to independent voters in. November you, know our campaign has been laser focused on the issues that are important to everyday Arizonans and those are not Republican or democratic. Issues those are just bread and butter issues that people worry about every day cinema, said she thought the increase in overall democratic turnout in Arizona would help her wages strong campaign against congresswoman Martha mcsally in November for NPR. News I'm Jimmy Jenkins in Phoenix in Oklahoma's, runoff election Republicans have picked, businessman Kevin stood for their gubernatorial. Candidate he'll face democrat and former Oklahoma attorney general drew Edmonson and the two top finishers in the first vote for the Navajo nation. Presidency our current vice, president Jonathan nez and former tribal. Leader Joe, Shirley a federal trial has opened in Phoenix for a former youth care. Worker he is accused of sex crimes against teenaged migrants at a shelter in Mesa for member station k. j. z. z. Steven seg- has more prosecutors said twenty five year old Levian Pacheco performed sex acts on two. Teenage boys in groped, six others in two thousand sixteen and twenty seventeen but defense attorneys said Pacheco's innocence and being targeted because he's openly gay they said the. Teens were lying in order to obtain a, you visa sometimes offered to, abuse victims who help with an. Investigation Steven seg- reporting the body of singer Aretha Franklin will lie in repose today in Detroit for a second day NPR's Debbie Elliott. Says thousands of people, are paying tribute to the Queen. Of soul, who died earlier this month at the age of seventy six Jennifer Jones. Of New Orleans came to celebrate Franklin's life in the fashion of a second line jazz funeral procession twirling an umbrella adorned with a purple feather boa on the.
"president jonathan nez" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Nine th and this is morning edition on WNYC Live from NPR news in. Washington I'm korva Coleman Arizona and Florida. Held primary elections on Tuesday in Florida Tallahassee mayor Andrew gillum was the upset victory in the. Democratic gubernatorial primary the Republican gubernatorial candidate is Rhonda Santa's who has been endorsed by President Trump in. Arizona voters have chosen nominees for the US Senate to replace. Republican Jeff flake Republican Martha mcsally and democrat Kirstin cinema where the winners from member station k. j. z. z. in Phoenix Jimmy Jenkins reports democrat, Kirsten cinema was out? Greeting? Voters in, Phoenix on. Election day she was not taking anything for granted Thanks for voting. To hey wait I saw you earlier The congresswoman believes. Her message, will be attractive to independent voters in November you know our campaign has been laser focused on the issues that are important to. Everyday Arizonans and those are not Republican or democratic issues those are just bread and, butter issues that people worry about every day cinema said she thought the increase in overall democratic turnout, in Arizona would help her wages. Strong campaign against congresswoman Martha mcsally November for, NPR news I'm Jimmy Jenkins, in Phoenix in Oklahoma's runoff election. Republicans have picked businessman Kevin stood for their gubernatorial candidate he'll face democrat and former Oklahoma attorney general drew Edmonson and the two top. Finishers in the first, vote for the Navajo nation presidency. Our current, vice president Jonathan nez and former tribal leader Joe Shirley a federal trial. Has opened in Phoenix for a former youth care worker he is accused of sex crimes against teenaged migrants at a shelter in Mesa from member station k. j. z. z., Steven, seg-, has more prosecutors said Twenty five year old. Levian Pacheco performed sex acts on two teenage boys in groped. Six others in two, thousand sixteen and twenty seventeen but defense attorney said Pacheco is innocent and being targeted because he's openly, gay they said the teens were. Lying in order to obtain a visa sometimes, offered to abuse victims help, with an investigation Steven seg- reporting. The body of singer Aretha Franklin will lie in repose today in Detroit for a second day NPR's Debbie Elliott says thousands of people. Are paying tribute to, the Queen of soul who died. Earlier this, month at the age of seventy six Jennifer Jones of New Orleans came..