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Proposal would repeal US laws that hurt Native Americans

Leaders of Oklahoma-based Native American tribes are praising a proposal to repeal unenforced federal laws that discriminate against Native Americans.

Arizona man sentenced to 20 years for New Mexico killings

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.

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Teen mom pleads guilty to child abuse after infant shot

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.

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Ashlynne Mike murderer wants life prison term reversed

Tom Begaye was sentenced in 2017 after pleading guilty to murder and aggravated sexual abuse.

FCC proposal could boost broadband internet on tribal lands

The FCC has been working to revamp the way it issues licenses for the 2.5 GHz-band Educational Broadband Services spectrum.

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New wind farm to operate in southeastern New Mexico by 2020

A new wind power generating farm is coming to southeastern New Mexico, bringing turbines and transmission lines.

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New Mexico mural focuses on missing Native women

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.

Senators push for hearing on Chaco protection

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.

Navajo Nation power project connects 233 homes to grid

More than 230 homes on the Navajo Nation have been connected to the electric grid as part of a pilot project.

Navajo signs for second buyback program

The Navajo Nation again is trying to consolidate land that has multiple owners within the reservation.

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