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Filed Under: Politics
Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Affairs holds first meeting (07/31)
Six lawmakers and four tribal leaders largely focused on education for their first meeting at the state capitol in Phoenix.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (07/30)
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).

Filed Under: Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

Filed Under: Politics
Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
Text of a Dear Colleague letter written by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (07/24)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (07/23)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (07/22)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.

Filed Under: Health
IHS debuts new facility on San Carlos Apache Reservation (07/20)
The 179,000 square-foot San Carlos Apache Tribe Health Center in Peridot, Arizona, cost $116 million.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (07/20)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Hualapai Tribe accused of bias in suit by former executive (07/17)
The former CEO of the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation claims she was fired because of her sexual orientation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation woman sentenced to year for death of daughter (07/16)
The sentence for the death of 2-year-old Kiara Harvey was limited by the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Arizona cancels plan to put player's name on Piestewa Freeway (07/16)
The family of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman who was killed in action in Iraq in 2003, was never consulted about the plan.

Filed Under: Law | Sports
Former NFL player arrested for a second time on reservation (07/15)
Donovan McNabb allegedly rear-ended a vehicle driven by a wife of a police officer on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.

Filed Under: Law | National
Appeals court clarifies 'Indian' status test for criminal defendants (07/09)
A member of the Gila River Indian Community will continue to serve a lengthy sentence -- 90 years and three month -- for a shooting and assault that occurred in 2008.

Filed Under: Law | National
Conservative group disputes legality of Indian Child Welfare Act (07/08)
Speakers at a press conference made repeated reference to blood quantum, implying that children who may not appear to be Indian are not actually Indian.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold (07/08)
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and others interested in protecting tribal treaty rights and Native sacred places are traveling to Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill (07/08)
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Company pushing mine at sacred site gives $10K to Apache youth (07/08)
The White Mountain Apache Youth Council will use the money to attend the UNITY conference in Washington, D.C.

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