More Native American Stories

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

Navajo Farmers Lose Irrigation after Mine Waste Spill

Tribal authority has shut down supply for the rest of this season.

METRO WEEK: Native American Youth Desire Ties to Homeland

Plus: Some Indian charter schools struggling, new UA American Indian Studies degree.

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Reports: Juvenile Justice System Fails Native Youth

One said state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes

Tohono O'odham Tribe Sues State to Open Casino

Construction under way on tribal land in Glendale; opposition has fought for years to stop it.

Eagle Feathers: Sacred to Navajos, Protected by U.S.

Supply limited for Native American ceremonies, so one man works to expand availability.

Hopi Protest Another Katsina Auction in Paris

Tribe demands what it calls sacred items be returned 'to their rightful place on Hopi lands.'

Drug Cartels Target Indian Country and Vulnerable People

Addiction high among Native Americans, where unemployment can lead them to drug trade.

Navajo Nation Elects Russell Begaye

Election was delayed for months over language requirement

Navajo Nation Presidential Election Scheduled Tuesday

5-month postponement because one candidate did not speak Navajo, as required in Nation's constitution.

Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

Half of population living in poverty; for them, snack foods are cheaper than fresh, healthy products.

Pascua Yaquis Begin Prosecuting Non-Tribal Members

New program allows pursuit of criminal cases in domestic violence against women on reservation.

Could Marijuana Be Economic Boost for Native Americans?

Federal government says tribes would be treated same as states that have legalized pot.

Supply-Demand Driving Arizona Turquoise Prices

Change in mining regulations abd techniques, growth of Chinese middle class putting pressure on availability.

Feds Hope to Combat Poverty Among Native American Youth

Obama administration says money for program will come from existing funds, nonprofits.

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