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The Hopi Tribe is among the opponents of uranium mining on sacred lands in Arizona.
An Arizona company wants to build two massive hydroelectric projects on the Little Colorado River, threatening sacred tribal lands.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are vowing to secure permanent protections for ancestral tribal territory after winning initial passage of legislation to stop energy development on sacred lands in two states.
'In 2019, our Havasupai voices were heard after 30 years,' Carletta Tilousi of the Havasupai Tribe said of a bill to ban uranium mining around the Grand Canyon.
A violent, racist history has kept Native people off their ancestral lands for decades. How can we remove the barriers that still exist today?
Ballot tallies could be flown out of the Havasupai Reservation for the 2020 election.
Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
Tribal and environmental leaders urged lawmakers to protect sacred land by banning mining around the Grand Canyon.
Four people have died in or near Grand Canyon National Park in the last five weeks, but officials say that isn’t unusual.
A 'Native' handshake has a famous astrophysicist who hosts a television show under scrutiny.
Reptile tracks discovered in Arizona are about 310 million years old, making them the oldest ever discovered there.
The Havasupai Tribe and environmental advocates will be able to challenge an existing uranium mine near the Grand Canyon.
The Supreme Court has let stand an Obama-era moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon.
Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Grand Canyon’s windswept roadways, sunbaked cabins and aging wastewater treatment facility to bring attention to the National Park Service’s $11.6 billion backlog in maintenance projects.
Will Smith is turning 50. And he's bungee jumping over the Grand Canyon to celebrate.
The Havasupai Tribe will be seeking federal assistance after flooding caused significant damage on the reservation.
Secretary Ryan Zinke has no plans to revisit uranium mining in and around the Grand Canyon but a coalition of sportsmen’s groups is worried.
Just after sunrise on one April day, eight Navajo students lifted off, pushed by the tailwinds of tribal history.
Witnesses and panelists at a House hearing agreed that something needs to be done to close an $11.6 billion maintenance backlog in the national parks, but differed on how to pay for it.
The beat of a single drum rang out as Dianna White Dove Uqualla sang a prayer for a group of runners about to climb out of the deep crevasse of the Grand Canyon.
Uranium – the raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons – is having a moment in the spotlight.
The Havasupai Tribe and environmental groups saw a mixed victory as they seek to protect the Grand Canyon in Arizona from uranium mining.
Officials are considering lethal and nonlethal methods to reduce a growing bison in the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.
Plans for the Navajo Nation to develop land near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona appear to be dead.
Lawmakers in the U.S. House are advancing a bill to reduce the number of bison at the Grand Canyon, just weeks after the National Park Service approved its own plan.
Please stand with us to put an end to mining uranium in our home, which has always been the Grand Canyon, tribal council member Carletta Tilousi writes.
The defendants include corporations that have engaged in uranium mining and other activities that draw water away from the reservation.
The tension surrounding the Grand Canyon Escalade on Navajo land has ratcheted up as the Navajo tribal council introduced a bill proposing the development.
The $1 billion Grand Canyon Escalade has been pitched as a tourism and economic boost but it's extremely controversial on and off the reservation.
Proceeding with the lawsuit would violate the tribe's sovereignty, a judge in Arizona determined.
Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) urging President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument, bypassing Congress in the process.
The majority of Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee employees are already in and near Indian Country.
Today, four uranium mines operate within the watershed that drains directly into Grand Canyon National Park.
Stopping uranium development is a major focus of the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument in Arizona.
Havasupai remains the first language on the remote reservation in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.
A public relations firm, a law firm and a firm started by a late non-Indian developer are duking it out in federal court.
Under the re-awakening of Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez, it is our hope that land users and residents will finally gain peace of mind.
The Navajo Nation desperately needs jobs and economic development — real economic development, as opposed to a destructive fantasy.
President Russell Begaye said he doesn't support the Grand Canyon Escalade and never did.
It took longer than expected but the Navajo Nation finally has a new leadership team.
A community on the Utah portion of the reservation sits just three miles downwind from a uranium mill whose corporate owners are in a court fight with another tribe.
Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.
The tribe's economy largely depends on tourism but marijuana could change that.
The project includes restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, a trailer park and a tramway that would take visitors to the bottom of the canyon.
USDA Rural Development provided a $13 million grant and loan to help the tribe complete the $35 million road.
Newspaper urges leaders of the Navajo Nation to exercise great caution while considering a tourism project in Grand Canyon National Park.
The $150 million Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the park.
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.
The Grand Canyon Escalade includes a tramway that will carry tourists to the floor of the Grand Canyon.
The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona reached a settlement regarding the operation of the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona is withdrawing plans for upriver rafting trips in the Grand Canyon.
Attorney recaps dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a popular tourist attraction owned by the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a petition in Grand Canyon Skywalk Development v. Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, a business dispute involving the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has reached an agreement to continue work on a road for the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona.
A uranium mine opposed by the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona is being delayed.
The Grand Canyon National Park is closed due to the shutdown of the federal government but the Associated Press notes that the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona offers an alternative.