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Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico borderFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border (03/16)
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.
Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall (02/21)
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.
Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall (02/02)
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.
Tim Vanderpool: Tohono O'odham Nation wary of border activitiesFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tim Vanderpool: Tohono O'odham Nation wary of border activities (01/30)
Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated 'virtual wall' system.
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms opposition to wall along borderFiled Under: Law | National | World
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms opposition to wall along border (01/26)
The tribe was not consulted by President Donald Trump before he ordered a wall to be build through the reservation.
President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall (01/25)
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires othersFiled Under: Environment | National | World
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others (12/21)
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.
Border patrol agents seize 'dreamcatchers' filled with liquid methFiled Under: Law
Border patrol agents seize 'dreamcatchers' filled with liquid meth (12/20)
A woman was allegedly trying to bring the items into the United States from Mexico.
Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall (11/16)
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wallFiled Under: National | Politics | World
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall (11/15)
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'
Tohono O'odham Nation rejects Donald Trump's call for border wallFiled Under: National | Politics
Tohono O'odham Nation rejects Donald Trump's call for border wall (11/07)
Vice Chair Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will anyone build a wall there.'
White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girlsFiled Under: Law | National | World
White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls (10/13)
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.
Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in MexicoFiled Under: World
Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in Mexico (06/29)
Followers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly told a professor that they damaged the site because it conflicted with their religion.
Sen. McCain in tough re-election fight over ties to Donald TrumpFiled Under: National | Politics
Sen. McCain in tough re-election fight over ties to Donald Trump (06/07)
The two-time chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs could lose his seat due to his support for the Republican presidential candidate.
Mark Anthony Rolo: A 'shallow apology' to indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion | World
Mark Anthony Rolo: A 'shallow apology' to indigenous peoples (02/22)
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.
Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in MexicoFiled Under: National | World
Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in Mexico (02/16)
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.
Pope Francis to celebrate mass at Indian church for trip to MexicoFiled Under: National | World
Pope Francis to celebrate mass at Indian church for trip to Mexico (02/08)
The leader of the Catholic Church plans to issue an edict supporting the use of indigenous languages in ceremonies.
Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope FrancisFiled Under: National | World
Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis (02/02)
The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.
Marc Simmons: Tribe that migrated from Mexico largely forgottenFiled Under: Opinion | World
Marc Simmons: Tribe that migrated from Mexico largely forgotten (01/19)
When Fernando Cortez initiated his conquest in 1519, he met and befriended the Tlaxcalans.
Triqui people flee homeland only to find even worse conditionsFiled Under: World
Triqui people flee homeland only to find even worse conditions (12/02)
About 15,000 tribal members live in Baja California, thousands of miles from Triqui territory in southern Mexico.
Marc Simmons: Site of Apache chief Victorio's death in disputeFiled Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Site of Apache chief Victorio's death in dispute (11/23)
Was Apache Chief Victorio killed in New Mexico or in Mexico in 1880?
Excavation at Indian city uncovers numerous signs of conflictFiled Under: World
Excavation at Indian city uncovers numerous signs of conflict (10/09)
Researchers found evidence that over 500 people -- including European explorers, African soldiers, women and children -- were captured and killed during a key period of war in Mexico.
Obama names Yaqui professor to environmental advisory panelFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment | Politics | World
Obama names Yaqui professor to environmental advisory panel (09/15)
Octaviana Trujillo will serve on the Joint Public Advisory Committee to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debateFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate (11/18)
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.
Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in MexicoFiled Under: Law | World
Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in Mexico (10/08)
Ten survivors blamed the former president for a massacre where 45 people died.
Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans  self-identify as Native?Filed Under: Opinion | World
Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans self-identify as Native? (09/03)
Gustavo Arellano explains why Mexicans are reluctant to identify themselves as indigenous even though they boast large numbers:
Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiativesFiled Under: Opinion | World
Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (08/13)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:
Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in USFiled Under: National | World
Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in US (07/14)
Native people make up a significant percentage of Mexican immigrants in New York City and many of them are running into language barriers.
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native peopleFiled Under: Education | Environment | World
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (05/15)
Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.
Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in MexicoFiled Under: World
Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico (04/17)
The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.
2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian villageFiled Under: Law | World
2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian village (02/21)
The 2nd Circuit of Appeals won't let a former president of Mexico be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997.
Mask sent by Indian healer confiscated at Mexican borderFiled Under: National
Mask sent by Indian healer confiscated at Mexican border (01/23)
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscated and burned a mask that was sent by an Indian healer in Mexico.
Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native populationFiled Under: National | World
Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native population (10/25)
Indians from tribes based in Mexico make up the fourth largest segment of the American Indian and Native American population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Indian boys  without shoes sweep youth basketball tournament Filed Under: Sports | World
Indian boys without shoes sweep youth basketball tournament (10/17)
A team of Indian boys from Mexico swept the International Festival of Mini-Basketball, all while playing without shoes.
Inspector in Mexico fired after confronting Indian boy on streetFiled Under: Education | World
Inspector in Mexico fired after confronting Indian boy on street (07/30)
An inspector in Mexico was fired after video showed him confronting a 10-year-old Indian boy on the street.
Suit for Indian massacre in Mexico dismissed over immunityFiled Under: Law | World
Suit for Indian massacre in Mexico dismissed over immunity (07/23)
The former president of Mexico can't be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997, a federal judge in Connecticut ruled.
Men suspected of raping and killing Indian woman are killedFiled Under: World
Men suspected of raping and killing Indian woman are killed (06/13)
Three men who were suspected of raping and killing an Indian woman in Mexico were killed in a mob attack.
Review: A mixed-blood Indian in 'The Five Acts of Diego Leon'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: A mixed-blood Indian in 'The Five Acts of Diego Leon' (04/05)
A review of The Five Acts of Diego Leon, a novel about a mixed-race Indian actor from Mexico who finds fame in Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s: In...
Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rightsFiled Under: Environment | Law | World
Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rights (04/04)
On World Water Day March 22, Yaqui traditional authorities launched an international petition drive to catch the eyes of Mexican Supreme Court justices who face a decision on the tribe’s standing to intervene in an aqueduct construction dispute now two years old.
Native woman who was placed on display reburied in MexicoFiled Under: World
Native woman who was placed on display reburied in Mexico (02/13)
A Native woman who was mummified and put on display by her European husband was reburied in Mexico, more than 100 years after her death. Julia Pastrana suffered from...
Yaqui Tribe  challenges aqueduct under construction in MexicoFiled Under: Environment | World
Yaqui Tribe challenges aqueduct under construction in Mexico (12/05)
The Yaqui Tribe in Mexico is battling an aqueduct that will take water from their homeland. The aqueduct is already under construction but the Yaqui hope they can stop it....
Wind energy push  questioned by Indian communities in MexicoFiled Under: Environment | World
Wind energy push questioned by Indian communities in Mexico (10/31)
Wind energy development has increased dramatically in Mexico but Indian communities say they are seeing few benefits. Of the 17 wind farms in Mexico, 17 are located in the Isthmus...
Photos: Documenting the fate  of indigenous villages in MexicoFiled Under: World
Photos: Documenting the fate of indigenous villages in Mexico (10/08)
"The thrust of civilization is commonly imagined as an arc curving ever upward. From the Industrial Revolution on, innovation, comfort, health and wealth have seemed to expand and improve...
Column: Learning from the 'collapse' of the Mayan civilizationFiled Under: Opinion
Column: Learning from the 'collapse' of the Mayan civilization (08/28)
"With drought draped across all of New Mexico and much of the United States to our east and west, it’s an interesting time to think about the prehistoric Mayan city...
Native Sun News: Indian women targeted in Mexico's drug war Filed Under: National | World
Native Sun News: Indian women targeted in Mexico's drug war (08/06)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Maria del Rocio Garcia Gaytan Indigenous women...
History: Mayan tomb found by border of Guatemala and MexicoFiled Under: World
History: Mayan tomb found by border of Guatemala and Mexico (07/31)
"Recent excavations have turned up some remarkable finds in the ancient Maya city of Uxul, buried deep within the jungle near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. After unearthing two...
Art: Museums in Mexico take different approach to Indian history Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | World
Art: Museums in Mexico take different approach to Indian history (06/18)
"The past casts a sharp shadow here, wherever you look. You see it on mountaintop plateaus, where the ruins of ancient pyramidal staircases and capital-I-shaped ball fields hint at mysterious...
Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol placesFiled Under: Environment | World
Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol places (05/25)
The Mexican government said it will protect an area sacred to the Huichol Tribe. The tribe has been fighting a proposed mine at Wirikuta, a mountain they consider to be...
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town Filed Under: Environment | World
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town (05/17)
The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is no longer opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe was part of a coalition against the mine and had...
Mexico apologizes to second Indian woman in assault caseFiled Under: World
Mexico apologizes to second Indian woman in assault case (03/07)
The Mexican government apologized to a second Indian woman who was beaten sexually assaulted by soldiers. Ines Fernandez and Valentina Rosendo were assaulted in 2002. They took their case to...
Huichol  Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred siteFiled Under: Environment | World
Huichol Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred site (02/24)
More than 600 members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico made 150-mile pilgrimage to a sacred site that's being threatened by a mining project. The group offered prayers and made...
Mining project threatens sacred  Huichol mountains   in MexicoFiled Under: Environment | World
Mining project threatens sacred Huichol mountains in Mexico (02/14)
Members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico say a $100 million silver mine threatens their way of life. Tribal members make a 150-mile pilgrimage from their villages in western Mexico...
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opposes coal mining in border townFiled Under: Environment | World
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opposes coal mining in border town (02/10)
The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe is based in Eagle Pass, where Dos Republicas Coal Partnership, a Mexican...
Hundreds in Indian town struck by food poisoning after rallyFiled Under: Health | World
Hundreds in Indian town struck by food poisoning after rally (02/09)
Hundreds of people in an Indian town in southern Mexico were struck with food poisoning after attending a political rally. The Associated Press said 650 people in Chilapa were fainting,...
NPR: Tarahumara  Tribe faces a food crisis in remote   MexicoFiled Under: World
NPR: Tarahumara Tribe faces a food crisis in remote Mexico (01/19)
"This week, reports have started to filter out of the remote northern mountains of Mexico that the Tarahumara indians are facing hunger. The indians were immortalized by the book Born...
Mexicans give food and clothing to Tarahumara communitiesFiled Under: World
Mexicans give food and clothing to Tarahumara communities (01/17)
Mexicans are sending food and clothing to Tarahumara communities amid a harsh winter and a claim of mass suicides. Conditions in the remote mountains where the Tarahumara live have always...
Mexico urged to rescind mining rights at sacred Huichol siteFiled Under: Environment | World
Mexico urged to rescind mining rights at sacred Huichol site (12/01)
Mexican President Felipe Calderon is being urged to withdraw mining rights at a sacred Huichol site. First Majestic Silver Corp. acquired nearly 16,000 acres in southern Mexico. The area includes...
Shadow Wolves dwindle as $2B in drugs come through borderFiled Under: Law | National
Shadow Wolves dwindle as $2B in drugs come through border (11/22)
The Shadow Wolves, an all-Indian group of border trackers, have dwindled in size as more drugs have entered the U.S. through the Tohono O'odham Nation. Congress created the Shadow Wolves...
Natl Geographic: Research finds cannibalism at site in MexicoFiled Under: Education | World
Natl Geographic: Research finds cannibalism at site in Mexico (10/03)
"It's long been rumored that an ancient, isolated people in what's now northern Mexico ate their own kind, in the hopes that they'd be able to eat corn later....
Kumeyaay in Mexico holding on to language and other traditionsFiled Under: National | World
Kumeyaay in Mexico holding on to language and other traditions (09/27)
The Kumeyaay people make their home in southern California and northern Mexico, their lives separated by an international border that has posed challenges on both sides. The Kumeyaay in the...

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