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US Doubles Tribal Funding to Fight Violence Against Women

On some reservations, Native American women are killed at a rate more than 10 times the national average.

City Gets $1.3 Million for Tucson House, Oracle Neighborhood

HUD "planning grant" could lead to $30 million for neighborhood improvements

Despite Past Reforms, Native Women Face High Rates of Crime

Native American women have been victimized at astonishing rates, with more than half encountering sexual and domestic violence at some point during their lives.

UA Anthropologist: Native Americans Used Climate Data to Hunt Bison

Says hunter-gatherers predicted effects of grassland fires to lure animals for food.

Potential New Coal Plant Operator Offers Few New Details

The Chicago-based company said it would run the plant at 44 percent of capacity to make it more economical.

Tribe That Owns Grand Canyon Skywalk to Improve Airport

The Hualapai Tribe received five grants for airport fixes at its tourism venture.

Gun Maker Bid Provides Insight Into Navajo Nation's Aspirations

Remington turned down the tribe's offer of $475M to $525 million.

Navajo Nation Begins Negotiations With Possible New Coal Plant Owner

President Russell Begaye said Monday that an agreement with New York-based Avenue Capital could be in front of lawmakers by October.

Navajo Community Still Uneasy After Gang Members Arrested

For 15 years, the Red Skin Kingz gang terrorized one remote section of the reservation.

University Group Launches Water Purification Project for Native American Community

A local chapter of Engineers Without Borders is building a filtration system to provide clean irrigation water for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday Dies at Age 94

Holiday will be buried on the Navajo Reservation in Kayenta.

O'odham Governor: Cartels Pushing Out Nation's Members in Mexico

Some communities on the Mexican side of the border no longer have Tohono O'odham, says Jose Garcia.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Hundreds Rally in Phoenix to Save Navajo Coal Plant

More than 300 people gathered to ask for more time to arrange the purchase of the Navajo Generating Station.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

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