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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.

Federal Grant May Help Relieve Navajo Hunger

1 in 5 on reservation is 'food insecure,' meaning they may not know source of their next meal, researchers say.

Spotlight Session: Nive Nielsen

Greenland folk-pop singer builds musical bridge to Tucson; creates harmonious blend of fanciful melodies and lyrics.

Navajo Nation Cancels Presidential Election

Announcement made after officials held in contempt of court for not removing disqualified candidate Deschene from ballot.

Navajo Language Fluency Still a Requirement for Tribal Candidates

President Ben Shelly vetoes legislation that may have allowed Chris Deschene back in presidential race.

Native American Vote Key in Arizona's Largest Congressional District

CD 1 covers nearly two-thirds of state including 12 tribal nations.

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