Eli Frank Woody was a passenger in a vehicle on July 18 and allegedly fired shots into a Crownpoint home.
Some Navajo Nation officials are seeking to ask New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.
Tribal officials say Ronnie Lupe died Aug. 12.
The agreement comes after two Navajo homeless men in 2014 were beaten to death in Albuquerque by three non-Native American teenagers.
The billboards are part of a campaign launched by the Global Indigenous Council and other groups.
Nearly three decades after the closure of a federal boarding school for Native American children, a long-vacant part of its former site in midtown Phoenix is slated for a major development.
A Utah county will not further challenge its newly drawn voting districts that led to the county’s first majority-Navajo commission getting elected.
A bill introduced in Congress would expand health care options for Native American veterans.
Officials in an Arizona county hope to use a drone to make it easier to get vote tallies from tribal land deep within the Grand Canyon during next year’s election.
The granddaughter of the late World War II Navajo code talker and state legislator John Pinto will serve out the remainder of his term in the state Senate through 2020, New Mexico’s governor announced July 18.
The FBI has identified a man from Zuni as the person whose body was found in the truck of a burning car in New Mexico.
The fire began July 21 and has charred an estimated 4 square miles within minutes of downtown Flagstaff. It is currently 10 percent contained.
The daughter of former Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye is serving three years of probation in a DUI case.
A special election will be held to fill BeGaye’s seat.
Leaders of Oklahoma-based Native American tribes are praising a proposal to repeal unenforced federal laws that discriminate against Native Americans.
A 28-year-old Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for two fatal stabbings on the Navajo Nation's reservation in rural northwestern New Mexico.
The teenage mother of an infant girl who was shot in the face at a New Mexico motel pleaded guilty to child abuse and is required to testify against her boyfriend as part of her plea agreement.
Tom Begaye was sentenced in 2017 after pleading guilty to murder and aggravated sexual abuse.
The FCC has been working to revamp the way it issues licenses for the 2.5 GHz-band Educational Broadband Services spectrum.
A new wind power generating farm is coming to southeastern New Mexico, bringing turbines and transmission lines.
A new mural in southern New Mexico seeks to honor missing and slain Native Americans amid a nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue.
Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are pushing for a Senate hearing on legislation that would withdraw federal holdings from oil and gas development around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
More than 230 homes on the Navajo Nation have been connected to the electric grid as part of a pilot project.
The Navajo Nation again is trying to consolidate land that has multiple owners within the reservation.
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.
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.
U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in response to severe storms earlier this year.
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.
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.
The Navajo Police Department said one person was killed Saturday in a shooting involving an officer who was not injured in the incident.
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.
Authorities say the remains of a 64-year-old Arizona City woman who went missing six weeks ago have been found on tribal land.
The Hopi Appellate Court has upheld the dismissal of two cases that alleged the tribal chairman was improperly seated.
A former manager of the Navajo Nation’s Tuba City Chapter has been sentenced to jail time and probation in a theft case.
Federal legislation has been introduced to settle one of the largest outstanding water rights claims in Utah.
A southeastern Utah county commission that used to be a vocal opponent of the Bears Ears Nati
Three Native American tribes went to court April 10 to oppose a planned open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona.
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 officials are in search of funding to replace two deteriorating tribal jails.
A member of the Window Rock Unified School District Governing Board must step down because he was not a registered voter during his election.
Three Arizona residents are among seven people charged with fraudulently selling jewelry imported from the Philippines as authentic Native American-made items.
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.
The daughter of former Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has been charged following a drunken driving arrest last spring near Flagstaff.
A state lawmaker wants New Mexico to join neighboring Arizona in refusing to recognize Daylight-Savings Time.
A group of Navajo Nation elders is using traditional storytelling to try to pass down their Native language to the next generation.
Navajo Nation authorities say one person is dead following a shooting involving police officers but no officers were injured.
A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico at age 94.
Four Colombian tourists were among six people who died in a head-on collision on a northern Arizona highway.
A southeastern Utah county commission is officially majority Native American for the first time after two new Navajo members were sworn in.
Tribal authorities say a Navajo Nation Council member is not facing any charges after he struck and killed an intoxicated pedestrian who was crossing a dark New Mexico highway.