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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, December 30, 2012
It's our weekly roundup of noteworthy stories from Indian country: • THE MOVEMENT GOES ON: Idle No More protests continued in Canada, where Natives have been holding demonstrations...
Navajo First Lady and President Help Deliver Toys to Tuba City Children
On December 17 and 18, Navajo Nation First Lady Martha Shelly helped make the holiday season special for Tuba City, Arizona youth by helping to deliver more than 8,000 toys...
Ben Luján, Speaker of NM House, Loses Battle With Lung Cancer
After announcing to a tear-filled room in January that he wouldn’t seek reelection because he was fighting stage-4 lung cancer, New Mexico House Speaker Ben Luján’s battle with the...
HIV & AIDS Impacting Indian Country
Jorge Martin Melchor
HIV and AIDS cases are increasing among Native American populations...
Study: Colorado River Water Supply Slowly Falling Short of Users
The Colorado River – which is the lifeblood to 40 million people and no less than 22 tribes – stands to fall at least 3.2 million acre-feet short of its users’ needs by 2060...
Navajo Activists Spearhead Energy Transformation in the Four Corners Area
On the Navajo reservation, pollution from coal production is allegedly causing respiratory illnesses, depleting local aquifers and contaminating drinking and agricultural water wit...
Navajos Original Graduates Ready to Cleanup Superfund Sites
Nineteen Navajos graduated this week from a three-week federal training program that certified them to handle radioactive waste in contamination cleanups...
Tuba City Lady Warriors Volleyball Team Wins First State Title
After several consecutive Final Four appearances from 2008 to 2011, the number two ranked Tuba City Lady Warriors finally celebrated a long sought state championship victory Novemb...
Navajos Working to Get Little Colorado River Deal Through Lame Duck. Outlook Unlikely
The Navajo Nation is still trying to eke out a deal on Little Colorado River water rights, although an ambitious goal of trying to get it through during Congress’ Lame Duck session...
Navajo Nation Delegation Still Ironing Out Issues After Three Years
More government reform may be on the horizon for the Navajo Nation...
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