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Filed Under: Law
Mother arrested in connection with child's death on Navajo Nation (09/01)
Clara Beth Joe, 25, is accusing of killing her 13-month-old son earlier this year.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo man heads up Native American Homelessness Task Force (08/29)
Sherrick Roanhorse will work with tribes and the city to address homelessness among Native Americans in New Mexico's most populous city.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Laguna Pueblo still affected by uranium mine (08/25)
Even if authorities meet demands to ban new uranium mines until abandoned ones are cleaned up no amount of effort can reclaim the cultural losses the mining has imposed to date on the Laguna, Acoma, Zuni, Hopi and Navajo people of the Four Corners area.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Indigenous Fine Arts Market kicks off big weekend in New Mexico (08/22)
More than 1,400 Native artists are showcasing their talents at two big markets this weekend as part of an annual ritual that draws more than 100,000 people to Santa Fe.

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: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Editorial: Getting excited for two Indian art markets in Santa Fe (08/15)
New Mexico newspaper is getting excited for two big events next week -- the Santa Fe Indian Market and the new Indigenous Fine Art Market.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo Nation lawmaker seeks to reopen talks over surplus land (08/15)
Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Zuni Pueblo have been sparring for years about the division of the land.

Filed Under: Business
Mescalero Apache Tribe hopes to draw tourists with two zip lines (08/15)
Two zip lines -- including one that will take visitors at speeds nearing 60 mph -- will open in October.

Filed Under: Environment
County delays decision on mine opposed by New Mexico tribes (08/13)
Tribal leaders are worried about the impact on sacred and sensitive sites.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes discuss concerns at energy review meeting in New Mexico (08/12)
The Obama administration is soliciting input from Indian Country for the first-ever Quadrennial Energy Review.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Sports
Artists from Zuni Pueblo try to sell work to Washington NFL team (08/12)
At least one artist was happy with the visit from the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Jim Enote: NFL team owner brushed away concerns over mascot (08/12)
Jim Enote, the executive director of the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center at Zuni Pueblo, tried to discuss mascot issues with Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: NFL team seeks to whitewash history with Indian art (08/11)
Writer criticizes Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder for targeting vulnerable communities with his Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Original Americans Foundation wants art with NFL team's logo (08/08)
The NFL team will be heading to Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico on Monday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Seeking answers for brutal murders of two Navajo men (08/07)
Columnist looks at efforts by the Navajo Nation to take care of its people wherever they may live.

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.

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: Health | National
Tribes participate in 400-mile journey from Colorado to Arizona (07/31)
The Running in Beauty for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation takes runners through tribal lands in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (07/31)
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.

Filed Under: Law
Mescalero Apache Nation man sentenced for meth trafficking (07/30)
Gabriel Gene Ortega, 34, admitted that he manufactured the drug on the reservation.

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