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Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Editorial: Gila River Indian Community to blame for highway path (07/02)
The best way to avoid altering South Mountain would have been to route the highway through the Gila River reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sen. McCain deemed responsible for land swap at sacred Oak Flat (07/02)
The provision was tucked in a 1,648-page bill that was approved in the final days of the last session of Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Save Oak Flat caravan plans journey to DC to protect sacred site (07/01)
The Apache Stronghold will send two groups across the nation to rally for Oak Flat and for a bill that repeals a mine at the site.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Gila River Indian Community files suit to protect sacred place (06/30)
The South Mountain Freeway would cut through the South Mountains over the tribe's objections.

Filed Under: National
Patrick Murphy: Star Trek's William Shatner visits Navajo Nation (06/30)
The Churchrock Chapter on the Navajo Nation is now a part of American motorcycle history.

Filed Under: Law
Two dozen indicted for drug trafficking on Arizona reservation (06/22)
Details are scarce but 18 people have been arrested on drug, firearms and other charges.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Thomas Beauty: Yavapai-Apache Nation addresses water rights (06/19)
With the ongoing drought, it has never been more important that we all work together to maintain and protect our water rights for our communities.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (06/19)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Supporters open national prayer days to protect sacred places (06/19)
The annual event draws attention to the threats facing sacred sites across the United States.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Hopi Tribe working on settlement over wastewater at sacred site (06/16)
The tribe filed the lawsuit over the use of treated sewage at the sacred San Francisco Peaks in Arizona.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study (06/12)
Primary Stages in New York City will host 'Informed Consent' from August 4 through September 13.

Filed Under: Business
Hualapai Tribe finishes remodel of grocery store and gas station (06/11)
The 5,600 square-foot Walapai Market is located in historic Route 66 in Peach Springs, Arizona.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
9th Circuit hears suit over remains removed from Navajo Nation (06/11)
The National Park Service is holding onto 303 ancestors that were exhumed from Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Auction house in France sells sacred tribal property for $450K (06/10)
Objections from the Hopi Tribe and Acoma Pueblo failed to stop the sale of 15 items.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Hualapai Tribe mired in litigation over Grand Canyon Skywalk (06/10)
A public relations firm, a law firm and a firm started by a late non-Indian developer are duking it out in federal court.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Hopi Tribe and Acoma Pueblo seek to block sale of sacred items (06/09)
The auction is due to take place in France amid growing attention to the issue.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships (06/08)
Rodeo is a family affair for Delvecchio Kaye, a young member of the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site (06/04)
Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Take fight over sacred Apache site to higher court (06/03)
Article 20 of the American Convention on Human Rights protects freedom of conscience and religion, a freedom that the Apaches cannot enjoy with their sacred sites destroyed.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Hopi Tribe trying to stop yet another auction of sacred property (06/02)
The Katsina Friends were sold for about $44,000 amid a silent protest from two women who were removed from the auction house in France.

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