The expulsion equals 15 percent of the Pala Band of Mission Indians. They will no longer receive payments from the tribe, which operates a casino in North San Diego County.
For people on the Navajo reservation, AIDS has long been thought of as a white man’s disease, off the reservation. But a spike in infections is leading to some changes in attitudes about the previously taboo issue.
There’s a new community college in Phoenix: Navajo Technical College. This new branch is primarily enrolling immigrant youth after the local community college district more than tripled tuition for non-residents.
A coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation may be forced to increase water rates to afford required federal pollution controls.
Tribal officials accuse the federal government of allowing a uranium mill to discard radioactive material at the Tuba City Open Dump. The Feds say it was contaminated by winds carrying dust from abandoned mines.
Keith Little, a Navajo Code Talker passionate about preserving the tribe’s legacy and who was working to create a museum dedicated to the unique group, died at age 87.
The U.S .Environmental Protection Agency plans to announce strict air pollution standards this Friday.
More than a dozen people were arrested at the Salt River Project’s offices in Tempe, Ariz. The protesters want the utility to close its coal-fired power plant in Northern Arizona.
The changes in the regulations should make it easier to lease lands on reservations and help tribes build new housing and develop businesses.
The Montezuma Rimrock Water Company wants to turn on a high-production well near the Montezuma Castle National Monument. Critics claim the well does not have the proper permits and should not be turned on.