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Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Navajo Nation to host meetings to discuss $554M settlement (09/25)
The signing ceremony will be webcast by the Navajo Nation Council.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Trust fund settlements with tribes hit $2.61B mark under Obama (09/24)
The administration has negotiated agreements with 80 tribes.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Navajo Nation leaders weigh use of $554M trust fund settlement (09/23)
The payout is the largest tribal settlement reached by the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittee holds hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/22)
The Obama administration opposes the bill due to concerns about a waiver of sovereign immunity.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Navajo Nation to announce trust fund settlement this Friday (09/22)
President Ben Shelly will be joined by Secretary Sally Jewell and Kevin Washburn in Window Rock, the tribe's capital, for the announcement.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell settlement checks landing in Indian Country mailboxes (09/18)
From $869 to several thousand dollars, the checks are arriving across the country.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Filed Under: National
Travel: Remote parks on Navajo Nation are an 'extraordinary find' (09/15)
Writer pays a visit to some parks on the Navajo Nation and find some hidden gems.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Salt River Tribe must deal with growing gang problems (09/09)
A retired police officer urges leaders of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community to take action against gangs and crime.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Think hard about Navajo Nation project in Grand Canyon (09/08)
Newspaper urges leaders of the Navajo Nation to exercise great caution while considering a tourism project in Grand Canyon National Park.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Navajo Nation tourism proposal in Grand Canyon stirs controversy (09/04)
The $150 million Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the park.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (08/29)
Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI extends $100M in Cobell buy-back offers on two reservations (08/28)
The offers went out to more than 4,000 landowners on the Gila River Indian Community and on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Daily Beast: Border Patrol runs free on Tohono O'odham Nation (08/27)
Caitlin Dickson tries to find out why the U.S. Border Patrol appears to act with impunity on the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Filed Under: National
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (08/26)
Mary Thomas served two terms as the tribe's governor and twice as lieutenant governor.

Filed Under: Law
Judge Humetewa hands down sentence in Indian child abuse case (08/25)
A man from the Gila River Indian Community pleaded guilty to injuring an infant.

Filed Under: Law | National
Authorities link slaying of Salt River officer to Indian prison gang (08/15)
The tribal police force abruptly pulled out of an anti-gang task force earlier this month.

Filed Under: National
San Carlos Apache Tribe looking to increase enrollment numbers (08/14)
Disenrollment is a controversial issue in Indian Country but one tribe is trying to go in the opposite direction in terms of enrollment.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Hualapai Tribe finishes road to Grand Canyon tourist attraction (08/07)
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Filed Under: Environment
Navajo Nation seeks comments on airport system master plan (08/06)
Four airports and one airstrip are located on the New Mexico and Arizona portions of the reservation.

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