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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (07/21)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National
Quechan Nation turns down 'bribe' from Washington NFL team (07/17)
Team offered to pay for skate park and brought renderings in the team's colors.

Filed Under: Cobell
Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions (01/10)
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.

Filed Under: Environment
Magazine: Quechan Nation battles solar plant by sacred site (10/08)
The Quechan Nation is fighting a solar project in California that's located near a sacred site.

Filed Under: Education
KAWC: Quechan Nation works to increase number of speakers (10/04)
The Quechan Nation is working to create more speakers of the tribal language.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
California commission backs tribes in dispute over sacred site (04/26)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Law Article: Quechan Nation loses decision against wind farm (03/20)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites (02/28)
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...

Filed Under: National
Quechan Nation mourns loss of head singer Willard Golding Sr (02/21)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Quechan Nation in court to block wind project at sacred site (01/23)
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...

Filed Under: Politics
Quechan Nation swears in council members after challenge (01/14)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribes battling Interior Department over wind farm in California (07/10)
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...

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Quechan Nation go to polls to decide fate of president (06/26)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Quechan Nation files suit against wind farm project in California (05/24)
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...

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Quechan Nation to receive $3M for trust fund settlement (04/13)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Fronteras: Tribes fight wind project on archeological sites (03/19)
"Several Native American tribes in the Southwest are fighting a large wind farm planned near the town of Ocotillo, in Imperial County, CA. The tribes say there are more than...

Filed Under: Politics
Employee of Quechan Nation due in court on weapons charges (09/29)
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...

Filed Under: Law
Quechan Nation employee arrested for making threats at office (09/28)
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...

Filed Under: Politics
Quechan Nation elects first new president in over 16 years (06/06)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Quechan Nation welcomes community to $1.2M nature park (05/05)
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...

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