Navajo Nation leaders are firming up plans to meet with Donald Trump when he visits Arizona on Saturday. Campaign officials told the tribe that the Republican presidential candidate is open to meeting with Navajo lawmakers.
After more than a century the Army is sending home the remains of children buried at one of the first federally-run Indian boarding schools.
Several tribes have called on a Paris auction house to stop the May 30 sale of hundreds of Native American sacred items. Tribal members and federal officials held an emergency meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss what could be done.
In the past few months gangs have taken control of a town in one of the most remote parts of the Navajo Nation. Community leaders have asked the Navajo Nation Council for help.
A town’s anger and frustration over perceived racial profiling and a police shooting has boiled up in recent weeks. This isn’t Cleveland, Baltimore or New York, but a small rural town in northern Arizona. The protesters here want justice for a Native American woman shot and killed by a white officer. They’re also asking questions about who polices them, and how.
Tom Begaye, 27, made his first court appearance Wednesday in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl.
The FBI continues to search for the kidnapper of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found south of Shiprock, N.M., on Tuesday morning. The San Juan Chapter is planning a candlelight vigil to support the family.
The International Boundary and Water Commission is investigating the dispute.
Navajo Speaker LoRenzo Bates said at a signing ceremony the projects would create more than 400 jobs and bring in as much as $7 million in tax revenue for the tribe.
More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.