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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
City extended contract to send treated sewage to sacred site (03/27)
A privately-owned ski areas uses treated wastewater to make fake snow in the San Francisco Peaks.

Filed Under: Education | National | Technology
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation in mourning after officer slain in the line of duty (03/23)
Alex Yazzie, 42, was killed in a shootout with a domestic violence suspect. He had worked for the tribal police department for 14 years.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pascua Yaqui Tribe prosecutes 19 non-Indian cases with VAWA (03/20)
Of the 19 cases, 18 involved children in the home and some were assaulted, the tribe's top law enforcer said.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks owners for buy-back program (03/19)
The tribe is home to the second-most highly fractionated reservation in the nation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Lummi Nation signs cooperative agreement for Cobell buy-back (03/09)
The tribe will work with the Interior Department to identify fractionated interests on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange sprayed on Arizona reservation (03/06)
In June of 1964, helicopters from the U.S. Geological Survey began spraying an herbicidal chemical along the Gila and San Carlos rivers.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Measure reaffirms Navajo Nation policy against legal marijuana (03/05)
The bill introduced by Delegate Edmund Yazzie says marijuana doesn't fit within tribal culture.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Navajo Nation files human rights petition to protect sacred site (03/04)
A privately-owned ski resort is desecrating the San Francisco Peaks by using reclaimed sewage to make snow.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI schedules listening session on buy-back program in Arizona (03/03)
The meeting takes place March 19 on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Navajo Nation takes basketball obsession to new level (03/03)
Reservation basketball takes the form of obsession here. Baskets made of wire and garbage pails and small tubs hang off homes and garages and wooden poles anchored in patches of red dirt.

Filed Under: National
Travel: Ancient culture continues on Hopi Reservation in Arizona (03/02)
A ferocious wind fell like a pack of hounds upon the village of Old Oraibi, flinging clouds of dust around stone houses perched on the cliff's edge.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities (02/25)
Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a 2014 study.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (02/24)
Landowners on five reservations in five states are facing deadlines in March and April.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Group on Navajo Nation still working towards marriage equality (02/23)
The effort has the support of presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr. and sitting president Ben Shelly.

Filed Under: Opinion
Wendsler Nosie: US government approves theft of sacred land (02/20)
The taking of property without the laws that apply normally. Isn’t that called stealing?

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights hostile takeover (02/20)
The San Carlos Apache battle cry to prevent the hostile takeover over of Apache lands by the United States and Rio Tinto mining corporation, goes to the core of U.S. neo-colonialism against Native nations.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indian tenant plans to fight Colorado River Indian Tribes (02/19)
Roger French has refused to pay rent to the tribe for 17 years.

Filed Under: Law | National
Judge backs Colorado River Indian Tribes in jurisdiction case (02/17)
The decision means the tribe's court can move forward with eviction proceedings against a non-Indian man who has refused to pay rent.

Filed Under: Business | Education | Law | Technology
Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity (02/10)
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is sponsoring the event.

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