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Two Arizona tribes help IHS break ground on long-awaited clinic
Health
Two Arizona tribes help IHS break ground on long-awaited clinic (January 28, 2016)
The clinic at the Fort Yuma Service Unit is housed in a building that dates to 1852.

Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign
Law | National | Politics | Trust
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (May 19, 2015)
The California Democratic Party Native American Caucus has 'deep concerns' about Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Quechan Tribe loses bid to force US to pay for better health care
Health | Law | Trust
Quechan Tribe loses bid to force US to pay for better health care (April 7, 2015)
The Indian Health Service facility on the reservation is the oldest in the United States but the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the solution to adequate care lies with Congress.

Gyasi Ross: Support Quechan skate park and self-determination
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Support Quechan skate park and self-determination (September 11, 2014)
Gyasi Ross urges support and donations for the Quechan Memorial Skatepark after tribal members turned down 'hush money' from the owner of the Washington NFL team.

Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team
Opinion | Sports
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (July 21, 2014)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.

Quechan Nation turns down 'bribe' from Washington NFL team
National
Quechan Nation turns down 'bribe' from Washington NFL team (July 17, 2014)
Team offered to pay for skate park and brought renderings in the team's colors.

Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions (January 10, 2014)
The federal government can't located more than 30,000 Indian beneficiaries who are owed a portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Magazine: Quechan Nation battles solar plant by sacred site
Environment
Magazine: Quechan Nation battles solar plant by sacred site (October 8, 2013)
The Quechan Nation is fighting a solar project in California that's located near a sacred site.

KAWC: Quechan Nation works to increase number of speakers
Education
KAWC: Quechan Nation works to increase number of speakers (October 4, 2013)
The Quechan Nation is working to create more speakers of the tribal language.

California commission backs tribes in dispute over sacred site
Environment | Law
California commission backs tribes in dispute over sacred site (April 26, 2013)
The California Native American Heritage Commission is siding with tribes in a dispute over a wind energy project. The commission designated the location of the Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility as...

Law Article: Quechan Nation loses decision against wind farm
Environment | Law
Law Article: Quechan Nation loses decision against wind farm (March 20, 2013)
Attorneys provide update on Quechan Nation lawsuit against a wind farm at a sacred site in California: On February 27, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites
Environment | National | Politics
Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites (February 28, 2013)
A new member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has fought tribes on sacred sites. Lynne Sebastian was appointed as an "expert member" by President Barack Obama on January...

Quechan Nation mourns loss of head singer Willard Golding Sr
National
Quechan Nation mourns loss of head singer Willard Golding Sr (February 21, 2013)
The Quechan Nation is mourning the loss of Willard Golding Sr., the tribe's head bird singer. Golding died on Tuesday from complications of pneumonia, The Yuma Sun reported. He was...

Quechan Nation in court to block wind project at sacred site
Environment | Law
Quechan Nation in court to block wind project at sacred site (January 23, 2013)
The Quechan Nation was in federal court on Friday in hopes of blocking a wind farm at a sacred site in California. The tribe sued the Interior Department and the...

Quechan Nation swears in council members after challenge
Politics
Quechan Nation swears in council members after challenge (January 14, 2013)
The Quechan Nation swore in five council members after two election challenges were resolved. Tribal members went to the polls on December 3, 2012. An open meeting was held December...

Tribes battling Interior Department over wind farm in California
Environment | Law
Tribes battling Interior Department over wind farm in California (July 10, 2012)
The Quechan Nation and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians are among opponents of a wind farm in southern California. The tribes say the Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility, about 80...

Voters of Quechan Nation    go to polls to decide fate of president
Politics
Voters of Quechan Nation go to polls to decide fate of president (June 26, 2012)
Voters of the Quechan Nation go to the polls today to decide the fate of President Keeny Escalanti. Escalanti was elected last June. He was the first new president of...

Quechan Nation files suit against wind farm project in California
Environment | Law
Quechan Nation files suit against wind farm project in California (May 24, 2012)
The Quechan Nation lost a motion to halt construction of a wind farm in southern California but the tribe said it will continue to fight for a preliminary injunction. The...

Quechan Nation to receive $3M for trust fund settlement
Law | National | Trust
Quechan Nation to receive $3M for trust fund settlement (April 13, 2012)
The Quechan Nation accepted $3 million to settle its trust mismanagement lawsuit. President Keeny Escalanti Sr. told KYMA-TV that the settlement process was "pretty stresful." He also said the tribe...

Fronteras: Tribes fight wind project on archaeological sites
Environment | Law
Fronteras: Tribes fight wind project on archaeological sites (March 19, 2012)
'Several Native American tribes in the Southwest are fighting a large wind farm planned near the town of Ocotillo, in Imperial County, CA.'

Employee of Quechan Nation  due in court on weapons charges
Politics
Employee of Quechan Nation due in court on weapons charges (September 29, 2011)
An employee of the Quechan Nation is due in court today after being arrested for making threats at a tribal office. Andrew Lawrence Paddock is facing 25 counts of weapons...

Quechan Nation employee arrested for making threats at office
Law
Quechan Nation employee arrested for making threats at office (September 28, 2011)
An employee of the Quechan Nation has been arrested and jailed after he made threats at a tribal office. Andrew Lawrence Paddock, 58, allegedly had a confrontation with someone at...

Quechan Nation elects first new president in over 16 years
Politics
Quechan Nation elects first new president in over 16 years (June 6, 2011)
The Quechan Nation has a new leader for the first time since 1995. Keeny Escalanti, who served four terms as vice president, was elected president on May 23. He defeated...

Quechan Nation welcomes community to $1.2M nature park
Environment | National
Quechan Nation welcomes community to $1.2M nature park (May 5, 2011)
The Quechan Nation celebrated the opening of Sunrise Point Park, a nature park on the Arizona portion of the reservation. The park is called Anya-Nitz-Pak in the Quechan language. The...

Quechan Nation seeking preliminary injunction against solar project
Environment | Law
Quechan Nation seeking preliminary injunction against solar project (February 1, 2011)
The Quechan Nation is preparing motion for a preliminary injunction in its case against the Interior Department. The tribe says Secretary Ken Salazar failed to consult the tribe about the...

Opinion:  Quechan  Nation faces media criticism for energy lawsuit
Opinion
Opinion: Quechan Nation faces media criticism for energy lawsuit (January 31, 2011)
"Recently, Native American tribes’ opposition to solar projects has been well – although inaccurately – documented. The media coverage is the result of a San Diego Federal District Court’s decision[1]...

IHS seeks to dismiss lawsuit over exposure to disease at hospital
Health | Law
IHS seeks to dismiss lawsuit over exposure to disease at hospital (January 28, 2011)
The Indian Health Service is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Quechan Nation, whose members may have been exposed to deadly viruses and diseases at the Fort Yuma...

Opinion: Tribes should be included in renewable energy solutions
Environment | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Tribes should be included in renewable energy solutions (January 14, 2011)
"To be truly effective, large-scale solar energy extraction facilities require extensive tracts of very sunny land. Thus, public and traditional tribal lands in the Southwest attract such facilities. Their construction...

Arizona  tribes lose appeal  to block   shooting range on sacred land

Arizona tribes lose appeal to block shooting range on sacred land (January 6, 2011)
The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and the Hualapai Tribal Nation have lost their bid to stop a shooting range on sacred land in Arizona. The Bureau of Land Management plans...

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