An Inupiaq witness said melting glaciers led to erosion near rural villages. A Quinault Indian Nation member said treaty-protected fishing has dried up. And a Tohono O’odham official said floods are stronger and droughts longer. All were testifying on the effects of climate change on Indian Country.
The National Congress of American Indians were at the U.S. Capitol to give this years State of Indian Nations report.
President Trump has been clear that any plan for border security must include a physical barrier. Others in Washington believe that may not be the most efficient route.
Arizonans attend Tom Steyer’s Need to Impeach Summit in Washington D.C. and deliver petitions to members of Congress.
Arizona residents traveled to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Women’s March at Freedom Plaza. Supporters and counter-protestors voice their opinions about women’s rights.
DACA recipients from Arizona, California and Wyoming met with U.S. Representatives to discuss the importance of restoring “advance parole.” Advance parole is an application that allows immigrants to travel out the U.S. and return without applying for a visa.
On the 24th day of the partial government shutdown, Washington, D.C. closed many schools and many of the open government offices due to heavy snow.