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Filed Under: National
Mother and son killed in mobile house fire on Navajo Nation (01/13)
Sharilynn NovaDawn Rustin, 24, and her four-year-old son died two days before Christmas.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Rep. Gosar won't apologize for calling Native Americans 'wards' (12/11)
The Arizona Republican made the inaccurate comment when challenged about a mine on sacred Apache lands.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

Filed Under: Opinion
Anthony Cooley: Apache family continues military tradition (11/11)
Richard Cooley, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe who fought in World War II.

Filed Under: Sports
White Mountain Apache baseball player aims for major leagues (08/05)
Sebastian Kessay recently returned home to Arizona to host a baseball camp for youth.

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...

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