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Filed Under: Law
Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman (07/30)
Gavin Yepa is accusing of killing Lynette Yazzie Becenti in December 2011.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS hired physician who was sanctioned by Justice Department (07/28)
An 18-year-old member of the Navajo Nation was diagnosed with conjunctivitis and sent home with ibuprofen even though he displayed serious neurological problems.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Special Trustee Vince Logan reaches out to Indian Country (07/24)
Tribes have been calling for a 'sunset' to the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians at the Interior Department.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (07/24)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Politics
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills (07/22)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.

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Pueblo tresspassing dispute leads to federal court battle (07/21)
Non-Indian landowners are worried they will not able to access their homes at San Ildefonso Pueblo.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/20)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (07/16)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Special Trustee Advisory Board to hold first meeting in August (07/15)
Special Trustee Vince Logan has selected nine people to advise him on trust reform efforts at the Interior Department.

Filed Under: Sports
Mescalero Apache Nation reopens pool after lengthy absence (07/15)
The tribe spent three months renovating a pool that had been closed for seven years.

Filed Under: Opinion | World
Marc Simmons: Spanish book of laws included section on 'Indios' (07/14)
The RecopilaciĆ³n provided extensive protection for the Indians, who were regarded as wards of the government.

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Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (07/14)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

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Two charged for murder of man at Ohkay Owingeh in New Mexico (07/13)
Benjamin Youngbear, who went missing in May, was found dead on the reservation. Two non-Indians have been charged for his murder.

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House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures (07/13)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

Filed Under: Health | National
New Mexico tribe combats high rates of youth obesity and diabetes (07/07)
Diabetes cases grew 5 percent in the last 5 years and nearly a quarter of youth are considered obese by the time they enter high school.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capital (07/07)
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.

Filed Under: Law
Taos Pueblo man sentenced to seven years in prison for stabbing (07/03)
The victim suffered serious wounds in his upper chest near his heart and had to be airlifted to a hospital.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA accused of blocking road access on New Mexico reservation (07/02)
Non-Indian homeowners claim they have a right to use roads that cross through the reservation of San Ildefonso Pueblo.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Legend of Catholic priest saved by grateful tribe (07/02)
Here and there in the scattered Pueblo towns, religious leaders plotted a new rebellion.

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