Native Americans

The Navajo Nation is lobbying the United Nations Human Rights Council in its quest to stop a project that will make snow out of recycled waste water on a mountain they consider sacred.
September 21, 2011
The U.S. Dep't of Justice awarded more than $118 million to American Indian and Alaskan Native nations to fight crime.
September 15, 2011
Klee Benally
Tensions are high as Native Americans oppose a project that will make snow out of treated sewage for a ski resort on an Arizona mountain they consider sacred. Lawsuits have been filed and protesters have been arrested in an effort to block the project.
September 15, 2011
The U.S. Department of the Interior agreed on a comprehensive settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency to address pollution at schools and public water systems in Indian Country.
August 24, 2011
Chevron, USA is the latest in a series of companies asked to clean up the pollution on the Indian reservation, which has spread to neighboring properties and water wells.
August 02, 2011
The tribe has been struggling for decades to get more drinking water. Now they are on the verge of a historic agreement that will help them get a share of the Colorado River.
June 23, 2011
There are accusations of breach of contract and transgressions on both sides. But both sides can agree that the Skywalk is drawing tourists.
April 22, 2011
The census takes a separate count for Native Americans. The 2010 report, released earlier this year, shows a steady growth of this population across the southwest over the past 10 years.
April 13, 2011
It’s the only school of its kind in the country. Everyone must study English but parents have an option to send their children to also learn Spanish or Navajo.
January 24, 2011
A giant solar plant by NTR's Tessera Solar runs into major roadblocks. The injunction is a victory for the Quechan tribe, which has opposed the project for years.
December 16, 2010


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