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Vote counts by drone? County asks Havasupai Tribe to consider
Vote counts by drone? County asks Havasupai Tribe to consider (August 6, 2019)

Ballot tallies could be flown out of the Havasupai Reservation for the 2020 election.


Cronkite News: Bills to protect ancestral tribal lands from development advance
Cronkite News: Bills to protect ancestral tribal lands from development advance (July 18, 2019)

Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.


Bills to protect ancestral tribal lands from development set to advance
Bills to protect ancestral tribal lands from development set to advance (July 16, 2019)

Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.


Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe hindered by inadequate internet
Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe hindered by inadequate internet (July 12, 2019)

The Havasupai Tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because it lacks affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband.


Cronkite News: Tribes support uranium mining ban on sacred and ancestral lands
Cronkite News: Tribes support uranium mining ban on sacred and ancestral lands (June 6, 2019)

Tribal and environmental leaders urged lawmakers to protect sacred land by banning mining around the Grand Canyon.


Tribes back bill to ban new uranium mining around Grand Canyon
Tribes back bill to ban new uranium mining around Grand Canyon (June 4, 2019)

Fresh off one policy strike against the Trump administration, tribes and Democrats in Congress are looking to score another.


Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe wins ruling in uranium mining dispute
Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe wins ruling in uranium mining dispute (November 1, 2018)

The Havasupai Tribe and environmental advocates will be able to challenge an existing uranium mine near the Grand Canyon.


'The best news we've heard': Uranium mining ban at Grand Canyon stands
'The best news we've heard': Uranium mining ban at Grand Canyon stands (October 2, 2018)

The Supreme Court has let stand an Obama-era moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon.


Havasupai Tribe declares disaster after flooding hits popular spot
Havasupai Tribe declares disaster after flooding hits popular spot (July 27, 2018)

The Havasupai Tribe will be seeking federal assistance after flooding caused significant damage on the reservation.


Indian students win round in bid to hold government accountable
Indian students win round in bid to hold government accountable (April 2, 2018)

Indian students who are seeking a better education have won an early round in their historic lawsuit against the federal government.


Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe calls on President Trump to stop uranium mine
Cronkite News: Havasupai Tribe calls on President Trump to stop uranium mine (March 2, 2018)

The beat of a single drum rang out as Dianna White Dove Uqualla sang a prayer for a group of runners about to climb out of the deep crevasse of the Grand Canyon.


Havasupai Tribe sees mixed victory in litigation to protect Grand Canyon from uranium
Havasupai Tribe sees mixed victory in litigation to protect Grand Canyon from uranium (December 13, 2017)

The Havasupai Tribe and environmental groups saw a mixed victory as they seek to protect the Grand Canyon in Arizona from uranium mining.


Hualapai Tribe learns more about citizen who was killed on duty in Vietnam
Hualapai Tribe learns more about citizen who was killed on duty in Vietnam (June 27, 2017)

Michael Bruce Jones was only 20 years old when he was killed in action in Vietnam in 1968.


Carletta Tilousi: Havasupai Tribe threatened by uranium development
Carletta Tilousi: Havasupai Tribe threatened by uranium development (June 26, 2017)

Please stand with us to put an end to mining uranium in our home, which has always been the Grand Canyon, tribal council member Carletta Tilousi writes.


Cronkite News: Havasupai students sue over failures in federal education system
Cronkite News: Havasupai students sue over failures in federal education system (January 23, 2017)

Nine Havasupai Nation students have filed a lawsuit claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education 'have knowingly failed to provide basic general education' to children.


Havasupai Tribe files lawsuit to protect water rights in Arizona
Havasupai Tribe files lawsuit to protect water rights in Arizona (December 15, 2016)

The defendants include corporations that have engaged in uranium mining and other activities that draw water away from the reservation.


Cronkite News: Native voters face hurdles in exercising basic rights
Cronkite News: Native voters face hurdles in exercising basic rights (November 7, 2016)

It’s tough to give a poll worker your street address when you don’t live on a traditional street, but that’s just one of the challenges that Native American voters who live on a reservation can face.


Cronkite News: Tribes support more protections at Grand Canyon
Cronkite News: Tribes support more protections at Grand Canyon (April 27, 2016)

Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) urging President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument, bypassing Congress in the process.


Mark Udall: Defend sacred waters from uranium development
Mark Udall: Defend sacred waters from uranium development (October 14, 2015)

Today, four uranium mines operate within the watershed that drains directly into Grand Canyon National Park.


Arizona tribes back creation of new monument at Grand Canyon
Arizona tribes back creation of new monument at Grand Canyon (October 14, 2015)

Stopping uranium development is a major focus of the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument in Arizona.


Travel: Every member of Havasupai Tribe speaks their language
Travel: Every member of Havasupai Tribe speaks their language (September 4, 2015)

Havasupai remains the first language on the remote reservation in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.


Review: Conflict over Indian blood study in 'Informed Consent'
Review: Conflict over Indian blood study in 'Informed Consent' (August 19, 2015)

A play based on a controversial blood study involving the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona is running at the Duke on 42nd Street in New York City.


DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study
DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study (June 12, 2015)

Primary Stages in New York City will host 'Informed Consent' from August 4 through September 13.


Ute Mountain Ute Tribe demands action on uranium mill site
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe demands action on uranium mill site (May 7, 2015)

A community on the Utah portion of the reservation sits just three miles downwind from a uranium mill whose corporate owners are in a court fight with another tribe.


Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations (April 17, 2015)

Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.


Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names
Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names (April 10, 2015)

An outside consultant has refused to transfer the names despite their importance to the tribe's tourism economy.


Chairman of Havasupai Tribe welcomes marijuana opportunity
Chairman of Havasupai Tribe welcomes marijuana opportunity (February 5, 2015)

The tribe's economy largely depends on tourism but marijuana could change that.


ASU News: First graduates of Indian studies master's program
ASU News: First graduates of Indian studies master's program (July 25, 2014)

The first graduate of Arizona State University's American Indian Studies master’s program is Lorena Yaiva, who is Hopi and Havasupai.


Review: 'Informed Consent' shares Havasupai Tribe blood story
Review: 'Informed Consent' shares Havasupai Tribe blood story (April 29, 2014)

A review of Informed Consent, a play about a controversial blood study involving the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona.


Navajo lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler announces run in Arizona
Navajo lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler announces run in Arizona (April 29, 2014)

Navajo Nation Council delegate Joshua Lavar Butler announced his campaign for the Arizona Legislature.


NPR: Havasupai Tribe celebrates victory in blood study dispute
NPR: Havasupai Tribe celebrates victory in blood study dispute (April 25, 2014)

The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona celebrated Blood Victory Day this week.


Fronteras: Company postpones   uranium mine by Grand Canyon
Fronteras: Company postpones uranium mine by Grand Canyon (November 7, 2013)

A uranium mine opposed by the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona is being delayed.


Fronteras: Arizona tribes fight uranium mine by Grand Canyon
Fronteras: Arizona tribes fight uranium mine by Grand Canyon (June 4, 2013)

Fronteras on tribal opposition to uranium mining near the Grand Canyon: Mining companies have recently tried a new strategy — going after ore deposits on state land. Clark explained the...


Fronteras: Havasupai  medicine woman heals more than tribe
Fronteras: Havasupai medicine woman heals more than tribe (January 31, 2013)

"There are three ways to get to Supai Village -- by foot, by helicopter or by mule. We chose to walk the trail on a cold but sunny November morning....


NAM: Havasupai Tribe takes control of genetic material
NAM: Havasupai Tribe takes control of genetic material (April 18, 2012)

"For Native Americans in need of good research on their persistent health issues, the troubling case of Arizona’s tiny Havasupai Indian tribe “put genetic research on the front burner,” stated...


Three Arizona tribes face loss of post offices under closure plan
Three Arizona tribes face loss of post offices under closure plan (July 28, 2011)

Three Arizona tribes will lose their local post offices under the the U.S. Postal Service closure plan. The Havasupai Tribe will lose the post office in Supai Village, at the...


Havasupai  Tribe earns treatment as state status from EPA
Havasupai Tribe earns treatment as state status from EPA (April 29, 2011)

The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona has received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop water quality standards. The tribe won treatment as state status under Section 303 of the...


Editorial: Protect Havasupai  Tribe from   uranium mine  exploration
Editorial: Protect Havasupai Tribe from uranium mine exploration (March 9, 2011)

"In July 2009, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar imposed a two-year halt to uranium exploration and mining on one million acres around the Grand Canyon. The moratorium was a much-needed timeout...


Arizona tribes to benefit from $33.6M in federal broadband funds
Arizona tribes to benefit from $33.6M in federal broadband funds (March 7, 2011)

Four tribes in Arizona will benefit from $33.6 million in federal broadband funds. The Tohono O'odham Utility Authority will receive $17.4 million to install at least two wireless towers and...