The Hualapai tribal corporation that managed the Grand Canyon Skywalk filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week. This comes after a federal judge upheld a $28 million judgement in favor of the Skywalk developer.
The Navajo Nation is one of the most violent reservations in the country. According to FBI reports, in the last five years more rapes were reported on the Navajo Nation than in San Diego, Detroit and several other more populous U.S. cities.
The House approved the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization on Thursday with added protections for American Indian, undocumented and LGBT communities. The Republican version was rejected.