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Filed Under: Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (02/23)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

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: Business | National
Mescalero Apache Nation holds grand opening for first zip line (02/20)
The Apache Wind Rider Ziptour starts at an elevation of 11,500 feet, making it the highest zip tour in the world.

Filed Under: Environment
New Mexico tribe worries about water pollution from big city (02/19)
The tribe has had to stop using the Rio Grande River for ceremonies at certain times due to pollution from neighboring Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Petroglyph National Monument marred by trash and vandalism (02/12)
People have been spray painting on the ancient rock art at the monument.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Navajo Nation sees progress in border town relations (02/12)
Testimony at a Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission hearing in Farmington last week provided reason for hope.

Filed Under: National | Politics
New Mexico tribal leaders to address lawmakers following snub (02/11)
The leader of the State Senate said tribes shouldn't have been left off the agenda for American Indian Day.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Violence against women turns into violence against all (02/09)
Until women are safe in the home, none of us will be safe outside the home.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribal leaders not invited to speak on Indian Day in New Mexico (02/09)
Democrats said the omission was an affront to the state's tribal population.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National
Valuable prints by Kiowa artist Al Momaday found in New Mexico (02/09)
No one knows where the prints came from or how they ended up in an apartment that was a methamphetamine lab.

Filed Under: Law | National
Susanville woman seeks court order to block husband's burial (02/06)
The mortuary refused to bring Jean LaMarr's husband back to California and now he's on the Navajo Nation, awaiting burial there.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe still running into obstacles in New Mexico (02/06)
Lawmakers blocked two bills to treat the tribe like others in the state.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
AIANTA: Acoma Pueblo potter Mary Lowden shares life stories (02/06)
Mary Lowden’s figures tell the stories of her life and the life of her village at Acoma Pueblo.

Filed Under: Law | National
Susanville woman battles Navajo family over husband's burial (02/05)
Jean LaMarr plans to bury her late Navajo husband in California.

Filed Under: Law
Former Pueblo leader ready to change plea in $3.6M theft case (01/28)
Federal prosecutors said Bruce Sanchez stole money from a corporation set up by the 19 Pueblo tribes.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Q&A with Chemehuevi artist Cara Romero on 'Last Indian Market' (01/22)
It’s a whimsical, Hollywood, celebrity style, editorial portrait of Buffalo Man and an amazing group of contemporary Indian artists.

Filed Under: Law
Taos Pueblo man sentenced to 27 months for assault with stick (01/13)
The victim was left with serious injuries as a result of the April 2013 attack.

Filed Under: National
Mother and son killed in mobile house fire on Navajo Nation (01/13)
Sharilynn NovaDawn Rustin, 24, and her four-year-old son died two days before Christmas.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: New Mexico should strike marijuana deals with tribes (01/13)
Unless the state negotiates a deal similar to the gaming compacts, New Mexico could lose out on a cut of the tribal pot handle.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Indian Health Services physician charged for child pornography (01/08)
Thomas Murray, 61, was employed at the Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Service Unit at Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico.

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