Arizona's political heavyweights have spent years in federal court challenging the legality of Tohono O'odham Nation's proposed West Valley Resort, a casino near 91st and Northern avenues. Since the law hasn't been on opponents' side, they've desperately been trying to change it. Congressman Tre ... More >>
Former Arizona State Senator and Navajo Code Talker Arthur J. Hubbard died on Friday at the age of 102, according to a statement from the Navajo Nation Council.He was born on the Tohono O'odham Nation about three weeks before Arizona became a state, in 1912.
Arizona Congressman Trent Franks is expected to introduce another bill aimed at blocking the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a West Valley casino. Congressional insiders say it may happen this week. See also: Tohono O'odham Nation Continues Defending Plans for West Valley Casino See also: W ... More >>
If you've blown through the gardening books on your reading list this winter or are looking for some inspiration this summer, local author and painter Barbara Bayless Lacy's book, Nanise': A Navajo Herbal: One Hundred Plants From the Navajo Reservation is a unique find. Nanise' means "vegetation" i ... More >>
Ned Norris, chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation The Gila River Indian Community filed suit in federal court against the Tohono O'odham Nation in a bid to prevent it from building a West Valley resort-style casino.The Tohono O'odham bought 135 acres near 91st and Northern avenues ... More >>
The Arizona Corporation Commission will vote today on a possible rate hike for Arizona Power Systems (APS) customers. The proposed increase would raise customers' rates by an average of more than $6 a month. An administrative-law judge has already recommended approval of the rate hike...A judge i ... More >>
Sister Marguerite BartzThe chief prosecutor in the case against a teen suspected of murdering a nun on the Navajo Indian Reservation last week is refusing to turn him over to federal authorities without an extradition request.Tribal police arrested the suspect, 18-year-old Reehahlio Carroll ... More >>
www.wikipedia.com Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr.Joe Shirley Jr., president of the Navajo Nation, was placed on administrative leave today, pending an investigation into ethical, civil, or criminal involvement with two companies with tribal contracts.During a special session of the ... More >>
Growing up in rural Arizona, certain events were anticipated because they were known to be accompanied by a homemade Navajo taco. From Christmas parades to corn festivals, eating a Navajo taco meant sampling Arizona street food at its best. But finding a Navajo taco in the Valley?...not always ... More >>
Navajo artist contemporizes ancient myth
Composer comes home to a place hes never been before
The veterinary vulture asks, is it merely hoof-in-mouth disease or the ravings of a racist dumb-ass?
Could Louis Farrakhan's visit to the Navajo Nation have anything to do with tribe Prez Joe Shirley's tight reelection bid? Inquiring tweeters want to know
If you think the Heard Museum is all about dusty old pots and Indian blankets, you haven't been there lately
Despite a celebrated history, Native American transgenders struggle in the modern world
A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally
The Havasupai trusted the white man to help with a diabetes epidemic. Instead, ASU tricked them into bleeding for academia.
James Bilagody and the Cremains prove Native American music and metal can co-exist on Sacred Stage
A water dispute puts both the economy and the environment at risk
A tiny Indian community struggles to educate its young
Native Americans protest water loss from mining company
From the week of January 18, 2001
From the week of December 28, 2000
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.
Navajo textiles loom large in Heard Museum blanket show
Town and tribe fight over land, accountability
Like some weather cycle, the battle between skiers and Native American religion returns to Arizona Snowbowl
When wealthy casino tribes sought to derail a would-be competitor, campaign donations were the currency of the day
Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time
The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells continue to dry up, they say, their ancient culture may disappear, too.
Telemarketers rake in millions of dollars by telling donors they're helping Native Americans. But the biggest beneficiary by far is the charity itself.
LEROY JACKSON TRANSFORMED HIMSELF FROM A PHOENIX STREET WINO INTO A CHARISMATIC NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTALIST. HIS FRIENDS THINK HE WAS MURDERED FOR HIS EFFORTS.
RYNELDI BECENTI IS A HERO TO THE NAVAJO NATION-----AND THE BEST BASKETBALL PLAYER AT ASU
A REVOLUTION ERUPTS ON THE CHEMEHUEVI INDIAN RESERVATION.
THE 20-YEAR WAR BETWEEN NAVAJOS AND HOPIS OVER HOPIS OVER HOMELANDS LEAVES THEM COLD