Native Americans

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The House and Senate have passed a resolution to help stop the trafficking of sacred Native American artifacts.
September 29, 2016
Ronald Lewis
The Hopi Tribe has been split on whether tourism is a good idea. With half the tribe unemployed many have said it’s their best chance at economic development. But some worry inviting tourists to their villages has left them vulnerable to thieves.
September 20, 2016
Tribal members across the country are rallying in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux in their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. For many in Arizona the conflict hits home.
September 15, 2016
uranium mine
The EPA will pay environmental firms $85 million to assess the damage done by uranium mining companies over four decades. The agency announced the contract opportunities Aug. 31.
September 02, 2016
The Canyon Mine (foreground) is six miles south of Grand Canyon National Park.
The public will get a chance to voice their opinions Aug. 29 and 30 about allowing a mining company to reopen three uranium mines on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
August 25, 2016
In Mesa, four medical group homes known as the Bogden House have taken in children with severe medical problems. Half are from far away Indian reservations where medical facilities, equipment and specialists are harder to come by.
August 22, 2016
Tsingine
Navajo leaders and community members are outraged and are petitioning for a federal investigation into the shooting death of a Navajo woman last March. The Maricopa County Attorney said Friday he will not press charges against the police officer involved.
July 25, 2016
Hopi Katsina friend
Legislation was introduced Wednesday in the U.S. Senate that would impose stiffer penalties on those who export sacred Native American artifacts.
July 08, 2016
The Navajo Nation is creating its own Amber Alert plan to respond to kidnappings like the one that resulted in a young girl’s death in May. It would be the first of its kind in the country.
July 08, 2016
“When you call the cops they never show up,” said Piñon resident Grace Shonie. The community epitomizes the desperation many Navajo people feel due to the lack of adequate law enforcement.
July 07, 2016

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