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(Photo: Leupp Chapter) FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered in a small Navajo Nation community Tuesday to encourage the tribe’s education department to take over a school in financial...

By admin on Mar 2nd, 2016

(Photo: Kate Ausburn, Flickr) Cameron residents will soon enjoy the benefits of renewable energy. A Navajo-owned energy company recently purchased 100 acres of land in Cameron, Ariz. for a microgrid system and housing development. This is part...

By admin on Mar 1st, 2016

MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government recommends Native American children’s courts dole out treatment, counseling and foster care instead of fines and detention, a change in tribal guidelines that...

By admin on Mar 1st, 2016

The most concerning risk factor: many Native youth have no insight in the dangers of drug use. 76.6% of Phoenix Native youth reported they saw little danger in abusing substances like prescription drugs. (Photo: Charles Williams, Flickr) The...

By admin on Feb 29th, 2016

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A former Navajo Nation lawmaker has pleaded guilty in a criminal case to misusing tribal funds. The plea entered earlier this month in tribal court means Young Jeff Tom Sr. will avoid an April trial. Tom says in court documents that he conspired with five former colleagues to commit bribery. He says the lawmakers agreed to...

JEMEZ PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says a Native American community in northern New Mexico doesn’t have any claims to Valles Caldera National Preserve due to a 12-year statute of limitations on tribal land claims. The...

By admin on Feb 29th, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Littlewater man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a federal tribal police officer with a metal bar last year in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Eugene Kuhn entered his plea Friday in federal court in Albuquerque. Under...

By admin on Feb 28th, 2016

Graduate student Laura Medina questions Senator John McCain about Oak Flat. Video still: Laura Medina United States Senator John McCain is finding it increasingly difficult to avoid his critics these days. On Feb. 19, Arizona State University...

By admin on Feb 26th, 2016

MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has approved a nearly $1 billion settlement between the Obama administration and Native American tribes over claims the government shorted tribes for decades on contract...

The Navajo-Hopi Observer reported on Tuesday that the Navajo Nation is currently working to correct issues with chapter audits, money management, and fraud prosecution after receiving reports outlining these problems. Last week, the Budget and...

By admin on Feb 25th, 2016