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Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior DepartmentFiled Under: Education | National | Politics | Trust
Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior Department (March 9, 2017)
The new leader of the Department of the Interior made his first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Trump administration.
Acoma Pueblo in agreement to host $160M medical greenhouseFiled Under: Business | Health | Law | National | Politics
Acoma Pueblo in agreement to host $160M medical greenhouse (February 28, 2017)
Marijuana could be growing on the New Mexico tribe's reservation later this year.
Chip Colwell: How the Dakota Access Pipeline archaeological review went wrongFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Chip Colwell: How the Dakota Access Pipeline archaeological review went wrong (November 21, 2016)
Because consultation broke down and so little of the pipeline has received tribal survey, we must wonder how much has been missed.
Pojoaque Pueblo showcases historic pottery at cultural centerFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Pojoaque Pueblo showcases historic pottery at cultural center (October 19, 2016)
A new exhibit is the result of an ongoing collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.
Bureau of Indian Affairs investigates 'sacred' items kept in boxesFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Bureau of Indian Affairs investigates 'sacred' items kept in boxes (October 19, 2016)
Tribal leaders sat in shock as a non-Indian witnesses brought out cardboard boxes containing what he said were sacred items.
Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural propertyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | World
Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural property (October 18, 2016)
Tribes have become increasingly alarmed as auction houses around the world have put hundreds of items up for sale to the highest bidder.
Cochiti Pueblo reclaims ancestral land in deal with New MexicoFiled Under: Environment | Politics
Cochiti Pueblo reclaims ancestral land in deal with New Mexico (September 30, 2016)
The tribe secured about 9,000 acres of sacred sites and other important areas near its reservation.
More tribes settle trust fund lawsuits as Obama era nears its endFiled Under: Law | National | Trust
More tribes settle trust fund lawsuits as Obama era nears its end (September 27, 2016)
More than 100 tribes have gone to court to seek an accounting of their trust funds and trust assets and most of the cases have been settled.
House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal propertyFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | World
House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property (September 23, 2016)
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico) is working closely with tribes to help them recover their sacred and spiritual items.
Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemicFiled Under: Health | Law | Opinion
Opinion: New Mexico tribes join fight against opioid epidemic (September 21, 2016)
'It doesn’t matter where you live – East Liverpool or Washington D.C., in rural or urban America or Indian country – nearly everyone has been touched by this national epidemic.'
Sandia Pueblo faces fire over ban on balloons during big eventFiled Under: Business | National
Sandia Pueblo faces fire over ban on balloons during big event (September 13, 2016)
The tribe is a sponsor of the popular Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta but restrictions on balloons have some fuming.
Native Sun News: Cartoonist Ricardo Cate brings humor to #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Education | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Cartoonist Ricardo Cate brings humor to #NoDAPL movement (September 2, 2016)
Ricardo Cate’ is the genius behind the Without Reservations cartoon series.
Judge grants warrant for sacred shield stolen from Acoma PuebloFiled Under: Law | National | World
Judge grants warrant for sacred shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (September 1, 2016)
An auction house in France is holding on the ceremonial shield, which was taken from the New Mexico tribe sometime in the 1970s.
Hillary Clinton lands more tribal leader endorsements in New MexicoFiled Under: National | Politics
Hillary Clinton lands more tribal leader endorsements in New Mexico (August 22, 2016)
The All Pueblo Council of Governors is lending its support to the Democratic presidential nominee.
Marc Simmons: Tribes developed own trade and commerce systemFiled Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Tribes developed own trade and commerce system (August 22, 2016)
I am often surprised to find young people who assume that the wondrous supermarket has been around since the beginning of time.
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary ClintonFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (August 17, 2016)
The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.
Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia PuebloFiled Under: National | Politics
Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia Pueblo (August 16, 2016)
Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is speaking in Indian Country for the first time as the running mate of Donald Trump.
Elena Ortiz: Fiesta commemorates the conquest of Pueblo peopleFiled Under: Opinion
Elena Ortiz: Fiesta commemorates the conquest of Pueblo people (August 15, 2016)
It is long past time for the city of Santa Fe to take steps in order to change the narrative of the annual Fiesta celebration.
Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma PuebloFiled Under: Law | National | World
Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (August 2, 2016)
The Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield is being held by an auction house in France that has made millions of dollars by selling tribal items.
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National Convention (July 29, 2016)
A tribal leader helped deliver the invocation and a Native lawmaker took the stage on a historic night for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (July 27, 2016)
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Laguna Pueblo loses case linked to military contract kickbacksFiled Under: Business | Law | National | World
Laguna Pueblo loses case linked to military contract kickbacks (July 21, 2016)
The New Mexico tribe's construction company at one point administered over $350 million in contracts for work in the Middle East.
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan drops proposals to address tribal rights-of-way issuesFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan drops proposals to address tribal rights-of-way issues (July 13, 2016)
The amendments would have required the Bureau of Indian Affairs to update its technology and resolve a trespassing dispute.
Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal propertyFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | World
Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal property (July 11, 2016)
Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.
Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural propertyFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | World
Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property (July 6, 2016)
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act) prohibits the the export of tribal property and punishes people who traffic in stolen items.
National Congress of American Indians intern works two jobs in D.C.Filed Under: National
National Congress of American Indians intern works two jobs in D.C. (July 6, 2016)
Dominic Peacock of Acoma Pueblo is happy working 60 to 75 hours a week in the nation's capital.
Santa Ana Pueblo acquires large ranch that was listed for $33MFiled Under: National
Santa Ana Pueblo acquires large ranch that was listed for $33M (July 1, 2016)
The 74,000-acre Alamo Ranch is located near the tribe's reservation in New Mexico.
Michael Sandoval: San Felipe Pueblo respects rights of neighborsFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Michael Sandoval: San Felipe Pueblo respects rights of neighbors (June 27, 2016)
A trespassing dispute between San Felipe Pueblo and a non-profit is playing out in the courts and the New Mexico media.
Indigenous Digital Archive Project wins grant for online databaseFiled Under: Education | National | Technology
Indigenous Digital Archive Project wins grant for online database (June 27, 2016)
Federal government documents from the boarding school era will be accessible to tribal members.
Non-Indian man charged for trespassing at Nambe Pueblo in New MexicoFiled Under: Law | National
Non-Indian man charged for trespassing at Nambe Pueblo in New Mexico (June 24, 2016)
The tribe banished Steve Romero in February 2016 but he has repeatedly returned to the reservation.
Acoma Pueblo waits on France to return stolen ceremonial shieldFiled Under: Law | National | World
Acoma Pueblo waits on France to return stolen ceremonial shield (June 22, 2016)
Authorities in France have asked for more information about the item, which was stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at meetingFiled Under: Business | Health | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at meeting (June 9, 2016)
An Indian veterans health bill and an economic development bill for two New Mexico tribes can now be considered by the full Senate.
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic winFiled Under: National | Politics
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win (June 8, 2016)
Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.
Lloyd Tortalita: Hillary Clinton has always cared about Native peoplesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Lloyd Tortalita: Hillary Clinton has always cared about Native peoples (June 8, 2016)
Long before she became a senator, and long before she became secretary of state and long before she ran for president, Hillary cared about Native peoples and Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meetingFiled Under: Business | Health | Opinion
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting (June 6, 2016)
The committee will take up S.2916, a bill to address leasing issues for two New Mexico tribes, and S.2417, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act.
Opponents rely on dirty tricks as tribes aim to protect sacred landFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Opponents rely on dirty tricks as tribes aim to protect sacred land (June 6, 2016)
More than 20 tribes are supporting the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah but opponents are trying to instill fear among Navajo Nation citizens.
Editorial: Acoma Pueblo needs justice for theft of sacred propertyFiled Under: Law | Opinion | World
Editorial: Acoma Pueblo needs justice for theft of sacred property (June 6, 2016)
It’s still an ocean away from home, but a colorful leather shield used in tribal religious ceremonies is an important step closer to Acoma Pueblo.
Auction of tribal property goes ahead in France amid oppositionFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National | World
Auction of tribal property goes ahead in France amid opposition (June 1, 2016)
A sacred shield was pulled from the sale after Acoma Pueblo disclosed that it had been stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.
Kewa Pueblo builds new community around historic trading postFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Kewa Pueblo builds new community around historic trading post (May 26, 2016)
A housing development and a walking / biking path are sprouting up at the Santo Domingo Indian Trading Post in New Mexico.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in FranceFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National | Politics | World
Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France (May 25, 2016)
Tribal and federal officials called the planned sale of Indian remains and sacred objects at a French auction 'disrespectful and fundamentally wrong' and called for the return of the items.
All charges dropped for murder of Northern Cheyenne man in New MexicoFiled Under: Law
All charges dropped for murder of Northern Cheyenne man in New Mexico (May 23, 2016)
Benjamin Youngbear, 28, was killed in May 2015 at Ohkay Owingeh, a tribe based in northern New Mexico.
Sandia Pueblo welcomes media to GOP convention in New MexicoFiled Under: National | Politics
Sandia Pueblo welcomes media to GOP convention in New Mexico (May 19, 2016)
All media requests have been approved as the tribe's leader said there never was a 'ban' on coverage at the event.
Sandia Pueblo bans media from upcoming Republican meetingFiled Under: National | Politics
Sandia Pueblo bans media from upcoming Republican meeting (May 18, 2016)
The state Republican Party said it wasn't aware of the media ban until it was too late to change the venue.
Isleta Pueblo set to change blood quantum standard after voteFiled Under: National | Politics
Isleta Pueblo set to change blood quantum standard after vote (May 17, 2016)
Tribal members voted to lower the standard from 1/2 to 1/4 Isleta blood but some challenges have been filed.
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on three billsFiled Under: Politics
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on three bills (May 16, 2016)
The committee will take testimony on bills to expand tribal jurisdiction, reauthorize the Tribal Law and Order Act and address leasing issues for a New Mexico tribe.
Santa Clara Pueblo received small amount for city's use of landFiled Under: Law
Santa Clara Pueblo received small amount for city's use of land (May 12, 2016)
The New Mexico tribe received just $31,784 for letting the city of Espanola use its lands for water and sewer lines.
Indian candidates battle for Democratic nod in New Mexico districtFiled Under: Politics
Indian candidates battle for Democratic nod in New Mexico district (May 9, 2016)
Sen. Benny Shendo from Jemez Pueblo is facing a primary challenge from Sandra Jeff, a member of the Navajo Nation.
Department of Justice accuses city of trespassing on Pueblo landsFiled Under: Law
Department of Justice accuses city of trespassing on Pueblo lands (May 6, 2016)
Rights-of-way for water and sewer lines expired in 1994 and 2002 but the city of Espanola, New Mexico, has continued to use the lands without the consent of Santa Clara Pueblo.
Bureau of Indian Affairs adds names to memorial for fallen officersFiled Under: Law | National
Bureau of Indian Affairs adds names to memorial for fallen officers (May 4, 2016)
The names of three officers who died in the line of duty in Indian Country are being added to the memorial.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves eight bills at meetingFiled Under: Education | Health | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves eight bills at meeting (April 28, 2016)
The bills address Indian education, dam safety, Dine College on the Navajo Nation, Alaska Native health care and a New Mexico tribe.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meetingFiled Under: Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting (April 25, 2016)
Eight bills affecting Indian education, dam safety, Dine College on the Navajo Nation, Alaska Native health and a New Mexico tribe are on the agenda.
Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand (April 19, 2016)
The tribute from the New Mexico tribe includes a bear that symbolizes strength and courage and an arrowhead to represent the field of battle.
Bureau of Indian Affairs inches forward with school constructionFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
Bureau of Indian Affairs inches forward with school construction (April 11, 2016)
It's taken more than a decade but the Obama administration finally cleared the way for 10 new school campuses along with another deserving facility.
Witnesses for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on five billsFiled Under: Politics
Witnesses for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on five bills (April 11, 2016)
The committee will take testimony on bills affecting tribal courts, dam safety, tribal colleges, a tribal settlement and Alaska Native health facilities.
Richard Frost: Acoma Pueblo battles for control of its own storyFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Richard Frost: Acoma Pueblo battles for control of its own story (April 11, 2016)
Acoma’s protest seems futile, a classic locking of the barn door after the horses are stolen.
Navajo Nation wins ruling for remains removed from reservationFiled Under: Environment | Law
Navajo Nation wins ruling for remains removed from reservation (April 7, 2016)
The National Park Service has been holding onto 303 ancestors that were taken from the Canyon De Chelly National Monument.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on five billsFiled Under: Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on five bills (April 4, 2016)
Bills affecting tribal courts, Alaska Native health care, tribal colleges, a New Mexico tribe and dam safety are on the agenda.
Ex-Interior Department attorney joins prominent Indian law firmFiled Under: Law
Ex-Interior Department attorney joins prominent Indian law firm (February 25, 2016)
Vanessa Ray-Hodge, who spent nearly six years as senior counselor to the Solicitor at the Department of the Interior, has joined Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry.
Marc Simmons: Pablo Abeita was a memorable Pueblo leaderFiled Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Pablo Abeita was a memorable Pueblo leader (February 18, 2016)
In his day, Pablo Abeita of Isleta Pueblo was perhaps the most influential Indian in New Mexico.
Obama weighs tribal request for Bears Ears National MonumentFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama weighs tribal request for Bears Ears National Monument (February 12, 2016)
A coalition of tribes in Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are seeking to protect ancestral lands in Utah.

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