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More on: border towns

Filed Under: Opinion
Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (08/22)
Melanie Yazzie explores the murders of three Navajo Nation men in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Indian parents to file discrimination complaint (08/14)
Two sets of Native American parents feel that their sons were discriminated against by the Post 22 American Legion baseball team.

Filed Under: Law | National
Memorial for Navajo men who were murdered in New Mexico (08/04)
Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, 46, were killed on July 19 as they slept in a lot on the west side of Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president calls for FBI probe of brutal murders (07/25)
Tribal leader wants to know whether attacks were motivated by race.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president to discuss brutal murders with mayor (07/24)
Attacks on Navajo homeless people are common, advocates said.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' provides modern look at Navajos (07/11)
Praise for Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Nick Estes: Border town still has a problem with an honor song (06/25)
Nick Estes discusses the continued refusal of school officials in a border town to allow a Lakota honor song for high school graduates.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' opens world's eyes to Navajo life (04/30)
A favorable review for Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: National
Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (04/17)
The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit: Club didn't want to be known as 'the next Indian bar' (03/18)
A Navajo Nation family is accusing a nightclub in Farmington, New Mexico, of treating Indian patrons unfairly.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Liberty and justice for all -- except Native Americans (03/03)
As I sat on at the podium in Washington, D. C., 20 years ago, I looked at the great African American women seated next to me.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
WyoFile: War rages over Wind River Reservation boundary (01/29)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are facing opposition from the state of Wyoming after Environmental Protection Agency recognized the tribes' authority.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' gives window into Navajo life (01/27)
The Hollywood Reporter finds some effective story-telling in Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Tribes take over border town with help from EPA (01/22)
Washington DC newspaper slams the Environmental Protection Agency for recognizing the sovereignty of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe:

Filed Under: Cobell | Law
WPM: Border town worried about Cobell cash and crime (01/16)
Wyoming city wants to ensure members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe aren't targeted for their share of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
WyoFile: Wyoming objects to EPA designation for two tribes (01/08)
The state of Wyoming filed papers to object to the treatment as state designation for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Wyoming plans appeal for tribal treatment of state designation (12/11)
The state of Wyoming plans to appeal the treatment as state designation for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
EPA approves treatment as state status for Wyoming tribes (12/10)
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved treatment as state status for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Border town cites liquor consumption by Navajos as big issue (11/08)
The city of Farmington, New Mexico, says liquor consumption by residents of the Navajo Nation is one of the top concerns facing the next police chief.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Blog: 'Drunktown's Finest' explores Navajo lives in border town (10/23)
Navajo filmmaker bases Drunktown's Finest in life in Gallup, New Mexico, a border town near the Navajo Nation.

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