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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.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Filed Under: Health | National
CDC reports high rate of alcohol poisoning deaths among Natives (01/07)
Alaska and New Mexico, home to the largest percentages of Native Americans, had the highest death rates.

Filed Under: Environment
NPR: Water a scarce resource for many families on Navajo Nation (01/06)
About 40 percent of the Navajo Nation has to make their water stretch.

Filed Under: Health | National
S.E. Ruckman: Series on Affordable Care Act and Indian Country (01/05)
An ordinary glance might see Chinle, Arizona as sparse and unyielding. But it is the site of a bona fide bonanza.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Allies unite over uranium cleanup in New Mexico (01/05)
Jonnie and Milton Head’s granddaughter won’t bring her children to visit them at their home here in the Bluewater Valley.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Town sticks with park named for Indian fighter (12/26)
A proposal to change the name of Kit Carson Memorial State Park to Red Willow Park in the town of Taos met with such controversy, backlash and death threats that the name change has been put on hold.

Filed Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Nuclear industry leaves mark on Native communities (12/15)
Mohawk poet discusses the nuclear industry's impact in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pueblo family upset by one-year sentence over singer's death (12/12)
The non-Indian assailant received a year in prison and two years of supervised released.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Ex-employee accused of stealing $778,632 from Laguna Pueblo (12/05)
Tribal authorities say Marshall Cheromiah took the money from an ATM machine at a tribal business.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Lakota honor song wasn't out of place in Senate (11/20)
When some say the Senate was just following its rules when they removed Greg Grey Cloud after his honor song -- I suggest they look at the Senate's history.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
10th Circuit considers Jemez Pueblo's claim to federal land (11/12)
The tribe claims ownership of land that is now a part of a national preserve.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Spanish diplomacy with tribes included gifts (11/10)
Exploring the gift-giving tradition that characterized early relations between tribal nations and foreign governments.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The long fight for voting rights in Indian Country (10/13)
New Mexico has the highest registration rate for American Indians in the country.

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