The Hualapai Tribal Council voted Tuesday to use eminent domain to take over management of a Grand Canyon tourist attraction from the Las Vegas developer who created it. This is the latest development in a long-standing dispute between the two parties.
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.