In May, Phoenix-based hip-hop duo Shining Soul -- Franco Habre, a.k.a. Bronze Candidate, and Alex Soto, a.k.a. Liason -- made a video for their track "No Mercy," off their album, released in September 2013. The video mostly is protest footage mixed with clips of the group performing in concert, but ... More >>
The Fry Bread House, the Phoenix restaurant that, in 2012, won the James Beard Foundation's America's Classics award honoring legendary, family-owned restaurants across the country, is moving. Opened in 1992 by Cecelia Miller of the Tohono O'odham Nation, the place the Beard Foundation recognized f ... More >>
Under Arizona's Medical Marijuana Act, motorists with state-issued pot cards can legally transport a small amount of "medicine" in their vehicles -- but not on tribal lands.And those Native American lands include a strip of the Loop 101 freeway that runs from south of McKellips Road to the Pima Road ... More >>
Arizona's U.S. Attorney, Diane Humetewa, the nation's first-ever Native American woman to become a U.S. Attorney in any state, will resign on August 2. Sandy Raynor, spokeswoman for the office, says Humetewa plans on spending some time with her family before figuring out her next career mo ... More >>
Letters from the week of June 27th, 2002
The followers of Harley Swift Deer Reagan call him a lot of things a sex guru, a shaman, a Cherokee, a patriot. His critics have more colorful names for him.
Arizona's tribes use casino revenue to provide scholarships for every college-bound Indian. Where are the graduates?
Margarite Faras tried to fix what she thought was wrong with the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Instead, San Carlos fixed her.
Traditional Hopi are resisting a new sewer system in an old village, saying it violates federal law--and blocks spiritual communication that could doom the planet
Native rocker Keith Secola is big in Europe and on the rez, but scarcely known on the hometown scene
Telemarketers rake in millions of dollars by telling donors they're helping Native Americans. But the biggest beneficiary by far is the charity itself.
As the White House flips and flops, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt takes his environmental losses and victories in stride. Is his stoicism a necessary virtue or a political vice?