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Filed Under: Cobell | National
Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (08/29)
Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI extends $100M in Cobell buy-back offers on two reservations (08/28)
The offers went out to more than 4,000 landowners on the Gila River Indian Community and on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Daily Beast: Border Patrol runs free on Tohono O'odham Nation (08/27)
Caitlin Dickson tries to find out why the U.S. Border Patrol appears to act with impunity on the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Filed Under: National
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (08/26)
Mary Thomas served two terms as the tribe's governor and twice as lieutenant governor.

Filed Under: Law
Judge Humetewa hands down sentence in Indian child abuse case (08/25)
A man from the Gila River Indian Community pleaded guilty to injuring an infant.

Filed Under: Law | National
Authorities link slaying of Salt River officer to Indian prison gang (08/15)
The tribal police force abruptly pulled out of an anti-gang task force earlier this month.

Filed Under: National
San Carlos Apache Tribe looking to increase enrollment numbers (08/14)
Disenrollment is a controversial issue in Indian Country but one tribe is trying to go in the opposite direction in terms of enrollment.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Hualapai Tribe finishes road to Grand Canyon tourist attraction (08/07)
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Filed Under: Environment
Navajo Nation seeks comments on airport system master plan (08/06)
Four airports and one airstrip are located on the New Mexico and Arizona portions of the reservation.

Filed Under: Sports
White Mountain Apache baseball player aims for major leagues (08/05)
Sebastian Kessay recently returned home to Arizona to host a baseball camp for youth.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (08/05)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.

Filed Under: Health | National
Tribes participate in 400-mile journey from Colorado to Arizona (07/31)
The Running in Beauty for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation takes runners through tribal lands in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Review: 'Unreal City' exploits coal from Hopi and Navajo tribes (07/29)
A favorable review of Unreal City, a book about coal mining on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Obama signs Pascua Yaqui and Hoonah Indian Association bills (07/28)
Bill places land in trust for Pascua Yaqui Tribe and recognizes subsistence rights of Hoonah Indian Association.

Filed Under: Education
ASU News: First graduates of Indian studies master's program (07/25)
The first graduate of Arizona State University's American Indian Studies master’s program is Lorena Yaiva, who is Hopi and Havasupai.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (07/21)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National
Quechan Nation turns down 'bribe' from Washington NFL team (07/17)
Team offered to pay for skate park and brought renderings in the team's colors.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Arizona governor signs bill to declare Navajo Code Talkers Day (07/17)
August 14 will be celebrated as Navajo Code Talkers' Day.

Filed Under: Education | National
APM: Native Nations Institute surveying off-reservation youth (07/16)
The Native Nations Institute is conducting an online survey of Native youth who live away from their communities.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winter King: Protecting sacred sites after Supreme Court case (07/16)
Attorney Winter King wonders if the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby can protect the sacred San Francisco Peaks.

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