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Filed Under: Law
Audit slams White Mountain Apache Tribe over housing funds (07/14)
The audit uncovered $2.3 million in misspending and an additional $8.2 million in spending that wasn't properly documented.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: No reason for worry in notices on Apache water rights (05/28)
Attorney David A. Brown explains the need for a water rights settlement with the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Audio for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on wildfires (05/14)
Tribal lands and ancestral lands have suffered greatly from a spate of wildfires in recent years.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Sacred property being returned to tribes in Arizona after auction (02/20)
Two dozen sacred items are being returned to three tribes in Arizona after they were put up for sale in a controversial auction in France.

Filed Under: Law | National
White Mountain Apache Tribe re-emerging from tough times (02/03)
Four years ago, the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona was broke and its political and legal systems were in turmoil.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
White Mountain Apache Tribe hails settlement for water rights (07/31)
The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona signed a water rights agreement at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
White Mountain Apache Tribe in DC for water rights agreement (07/30)
The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona is in Washington, D.C., to sign a water rights agreement at the Interior Department.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: White Mountain Apache Tribe restores forest land (06/18)
The USDA is helping the White Mountain Apache Tribe recover from the 2002 Rodeo-Chediski Fire.

Filed Under: Law
Male inmate accused of assaulting female inmate at tribal jail (02/07)
A male inmate has been charged for assaulting a female inmate at a jail operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona. The inmates were placed in the same...

Filed Under: Law
White Mountain Apache man faces more sexual abuse charges (11/29)
A member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona who is a serial sexual abuser is facing additional charges. Just last week, Jefferson Gatewood, 44, was convicted on 23...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
White Mountain Apache Tribe seeks default judgment in fire case (06/18)
The White Mountain Apache Tribe is seeking a default judgment against a non-Indian woman who admitted she started a part of the worst fire in Arizona's history. The tribe sued...

Filed Under: Law | National
White Mountain Apache man linked to a string of sexual assaults (05/31)
A member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe has been indicted for assaulting nine girls and women on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona. Jefferson Gatewood, 48, is a registered...

Filed Under: Law
White Mountain Apache woman sentenced over DUI death (04/10)
A woman from the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona was sentenced in connection with a drunken driving incident. Adrienne Lee Shipp, 19, was sentenced to 108 months for involuntary...

Filed Under: Education | National
Fronteras: Apache boarding school on national landmark list (03/08)
"The federal government has designated the Theodore Roosevelt School in Fort Apache, Arizona, as a national historic landmark. The school represents a shady chapter of American history between the U.S....

Filed Under: National
White Mountain Apache chairman blesses Army helicopter (11/03)
Ronnie Lupe, the chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona, offered a blessing for the U.S. Army's newest helicopter. Lupe, who served in the Korean War, gave a...

Filed Under: National
Three Arizona tribes face loss of post offices under closure plan (07/28)
Three Arizona tribes will lose their local post offices under the the U.S. Postal Service closure plan. The Havasupai Tribe will lose the post office in Supai Village, at the...

Filed Under: National
Deon Classay, longtime BIA firefighter, found dead after blaze (07/26)
Deon Classay, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe who was a veteran Bureau of Indian Affairs firefighter, was found dead on Sunday morning. Classay, 43, was part of...

Filed Under: Law
Ex-police officer for White Mountain Apache Tribe indicted (05/25)
Glenn Cromwell, a former police officer for the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona, has been indicted for civil rights violations. According to federal prosecutors, Cromwell took 29-year-old Anthony Archuela...

Filed Under: Health | National
White Mountain Apache Tribe accused of not paying benefits (05/10)
Current and former employees of the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona say they are being denied medical benefits. Employees of the fire department and the police department say the...

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