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Filed Under: Politics
Ak-Chin Indian Community welcomes two new council members (01/21)
Ann Marie Antone and Gabriel Lopez won the most votes in a three-way race earlier this month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (01/19)
The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends $20M in land-buy back offers on Salt River Reservation (01/16)
Landowners have until March 6 to determine whether they want to sell their fractionated interests.

Filed Under: Technology
Gila River Indian Community set to launch television service (01/15)
The Gila River Broadcasting Corporation will air tribally and Native-produced content.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indians refuse to pay rent to Colorado River Indian Tribes (01/15)
One holdout grosses about $150,000 a year from a mobile home park but won't pay any money due to the tribe under a lease.

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: Law | National
Colorado River Indian Tribes don't plan to remove 'illegal aliens' (01/12)
Chairman Dennis Patch said the tribe has no intention of going after all non-Indians -- only those who are in trespass.

Filed Under: Law
Petition asks CRIT to remove non-Indians from disputed territory (01/07)
Tribal members are calling for the removal of 'illegal aliens' by June 1.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Arizona's first Native American lawmaker Lloyd House passes on (01/07)
Lloyd House, who was Navajo and Oneida, served one term in the Arizona Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Sacred lands are Christmas gift for mining firm (12/29)
The Rio Tinto Mining Company, owned by interests in the United Kingdom and Australia, is representative of the destructive and devouring process of colonization.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Apache Messenger: Crowd protests copper mine on sacred lands (12/22)
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Water deal is great for Hualapai Tribe but not for county (12/22)
Supervisors in Movahe County explain why they oppose H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: Law
California supports non-Indian man in reservation boundary case (12/16)
A lawsuit in federal court seeks to exclude the tribe's lands in California from the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate heads to final vote on package with mine on sacred land (12/12)
The controversial defense bill transfers federal land to a private company for a mine on sacred Apache sites in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (12/10)
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians join fight against mine deal (12/09)
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (12/08)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: No sacred Apache lands in swap for copper mine project (12/08)
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.

Filed Under: Law
Salt River Pima-Maricopa man sentenced for shooting 2 officers (12/05)
Micah Sobori Moquino, 20, admitted he shot one officer in the hand and another in the leg.

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