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US Supreme Court denies review of Arizona child welfare case

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Arizona case challenging a law that gives preference to American Indians in adoptions of Native children.

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Oregon joins effort to solve crimes against Native women

Native American women have gone missing or been killed at alarming rates, federal and private studies show, and there is growing concern that confusion by law enforcement over who has jurisdiction can lead to lax pursuit of cases and insufficient data.

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Disaster declaration frees up funds for Navajo Nation

U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in response to severe storms earlier this year.

Court rejects Nation’s lawsuit over police shooting

A federal court has dismissed the Navajo Nation’s lawsuit against the U.S. government and Winslow, Arizona over the police shooting of a tribal member.

Navajo Nation official aquitted in $6M case

A Navajo Nation official has been found not guilty of theft in the transfer of $6 million of Ramah Navajo Chapter funds to investment firms.

Police: 1 killed in shooting; officer not injured

The Navajo Police Department said one person was killed Saturday in a shooting involving an officer who was not injured in the incident.

Arizona tribes seek to halt copper mine project

Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on a copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona.

Remains of missing Arizona City woman found on tribal land

Authorities say the remains of a 64-year-old Arizona City woman who went missing six weeks ago have been found on tribal land.

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Hopi appeals court denies challenges against tribal chairman

The Hopi Appellate Court has upheld the dismissal of two cases that alleged the tribal chairman was improperly seated.

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Former Navajo Nation official sentenced in Tuba City theft case

A former manager of the Navajo Nation’s Tuba City Chapter has been sentenced to jail time and probation in a theft case.

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