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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.

Filed Under: Education
Column: City was home to an Indian school that closed in 1960 (02/10)
Tucson once had an Indian School and a street named after it — but both are gone.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Secretary Jewell kicks off Native Youth Listening Tour in Arizona (02/09)
The head of the Interior Department will meet with youth from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the Gila River Indian Community.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Lawmakers seek end to Office of Navajo Hopi Indian Relocation (02/09)
An effort that was supposed to cost $41 million and take five years has ended up costing $546 million and has lasted four decades.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (02/06)
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.

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 | 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: Business | Law | National
Chairman of Havasupai Tribe welcomes marijuana opportunity (02/05)
The tribe's economy largely depends on tourism but marijuana could change that.

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