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Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Bill Richardson: Indian Country feels effects of climate change (11/20)
A former Congressman, governor and Energy Secretary says Clean Power Plan will help tribes address the impacts of climate change.

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: Law | National
Tribal members in Arizona find easier route for birth certificates (11/17)
A new policy only requires two documents to show whether a tribal citizen was born in Arizona.

Filed Under: Opinion
Anthony Cooley: Apache family continues military tradition (11/11)
Richard Cooley, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe who fought in World War II.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Chemehuevi Tribe educates people about history (11/10)
Arizona newspaper praises the Chemehuevi Tribe for sharing more about its history.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Running team from Hopi Reservation wins 25th straight title (11/10)
The team from Hopi High has the longest cross country winning streak of any school in the U.S.

Filed Under: Business
USDA Blog: Hualapai Tribe celebrates opening of critical road (11/07)
USDA Rural Development provided a $13 million grant and loan to help the tribe complete the $35 million road.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Education
Tribes receive $1.2M in Sovereignty in Indian Education funds (10/24)
The money will help the tribes take greater control of Bureau of Indian Education schools on their reservations.

Filed Under: Education | National
Aging BIA school on Navajo Nation awaits replacement funds (10/22)
The Little Singer Community School in Arizona was built in the 1970s and suffers from asbestos, radon, mice and mold problems

Filed Under: Law
Salt River judge releases gang member tied to officer's murder (10/15)
An Indian gang allegedly targeted the officer, who was killed in the line of duty in May.

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Navajo arts and crafts to be sold at Washington team stadium (10/14)
President Ben Shelly and his wife attended the team's game in Arizona on Sunday.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Apache Messenger: Younger generation returns to sacred site (10/10)
Living a life within boundaries, limiting religious ceremonies to places within the reservation have become a norm for Apache people today.

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Filed Under: National
HUD awards $60M in community development grants to tribes (10/08)
The grants were awarded to 90 tribes in nearly two dozen states, including Alaska.

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.

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