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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Lakota honor song wasn't out of place in Senate (11/20)
When some say the Senate was just following its rules when they removed Greg Grey Cloud after his honor song -- I suggest they look at the Senate's history.

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: Environment | Law
10th Circuit considers Jemez Pueblo's claim to federal land (11/12)
The tribe claims ownership of land that is now a part of a national preserve.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Spanish diplomacy with tribes included gifts (11/10)
Exploring the gift-giving tradition that characterized early relations between tribal nations and foreign governments.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The long fight for voting rights in Indian Country (10/13)
New Mexico has the highest registration rate for American Indians in the country.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Working with New Mexico tribes to protect sacred sites (09/30)
The commissioner of the New Mexico State Lands Office vows to work with tribes to protect sacred and cultural sites.

Filed Under: Health
Blog: Taos Pueblo exerts sovereignty over health care programs (09/15)
Taos Pueblo is one of six winners of the Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Filed Under: Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe contributes $1500 to Democratic candidate (09/10)
The tribe had to go to court when Republican officials in New Mexico refused to recognize its presence.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Pueblo woman running for office in New Mexico (09/08)
Harlan McKosato sits down with Deb Haaland, a single mother from Laguna Pueblo who is running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico.

Filed Under: National
Comanche Nation recognizing Code Talkers with new gravestones (09/02)
Some 14 tribal members served as Code Talkers during World War II.

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.

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