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Arizona tribes challenge permit for open-pit copper mine

Three Native American tribes went to court April 10 to oppose a planned open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona.

Man accused of raping incapacitated Native woman resists STD testing

A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix will appeal a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.

Navajo Nation searches for funding to replace decrepit jails in New Mexico, Arizona

Navajo Nation officials are in search of funding to replace two deteriorating tribal jails.

Window Rock school district official removed due to lawsuit

A member of the Window Rock Unified School District Governing Board must step down because he was not a registered voter during his election.

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Arizona residents charged with fraud after selling fake Native jewelry

Three Arizona residents are among seven people charged with fraudulently selling jewelry imported from the Philippines as authentic Native American-made items.

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Reward for info in 2014 killing raised to $10K

The FBI is raising its reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a 2014 killing on the Navajo Nation.

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Ex-Navajo Nation president’s daughter faces DUI charges

The daughter of former Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has been charged following a drunken driving arrest last spring near Flagstaff.

Proposal would end Daylight-Savings Time in New Mexico

A state lawmaker wants New Mexico to join neighboring Arizona in refusing to recognize Daylight-Savings Time.

Program using storytelling events to save Navajo language

A group of Navajo Nation elders is using traditional storytelling to try to pass down their Native language to the next generation.

Navajo Nation police: 1 dead in shooting involving officers

Navajo Nation authorities say one person is dead following a shooting involving police officers but no officers were injured.

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