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This undated photo provided by courtesy of New Orleans Airlift, shows Mardi Gras Indian Theris Valvery, of the Black Feathers Tribe, performing in Colin McIntyre and Angeliska Polacheck's Tintinnabulation Station at the Music Box, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Courtesy New Orleans Airlift, Melissa Stryker)
A federal appeals court gave foes of a new Glendale casino new hope it could be legally blocked.
A federal judge on Tuesday slapped down the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.
The Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the South Mountain Freeway was released on April 26, but as the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) continues to study putting the freeway down Pecos Road a group of Gila River Indian Community Landowners are stuck waiting for answers as their initiative — which could make it possible for the freeway to go on tribal land — is stalled by the Tribal Council.
WASHINGTON — Amanda Blackhorse is outraged when she thinks of the Washington Redskins, a team whose name and mascot are deeply offensive to the Navajo woman.
FLAGSTAFF — Teeth-chattering. Axle-busting. Head-pounding.
File - In this March 20, 2007 file photo, the Skywalk hangs over the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz., prior to a grand opening ceremony. The Hualapai Tribe is holding a groundbreaking event on a project to pave the road leading to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
Repeatedly rebuffed in court, the state and multiple Indian tribes are now banking on last-minute federal legislation to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
FLAGSTAFF — Arizona tribal members say they're shocked by a television sitcom that made fun of one of the most pervasive social ills on American Indian reservations — alcoholism.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Indian casinos brushed off weak consumer spending in a sluggish U.S. economic recovery to post a modest increase in revenue in 2011, an industry study reported Wednesday.
Stacy L. Leeds, Dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law, will deliver the Sixth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The title of Leeds’ talk is “Whose Sovereignty? Tribal Citizenship, Federal Indian Law, and Globalization.”
Get a glimpse at the traditions and cultures of the Native American nations that span the Southwest during the 11th season of Native Trails.
People have always speculated about what might or might not happen in 2012, but this past year turned out to be one full of waiting.
The signatures needed to rescind the results of a February tribal election, when the Gila River Indian Community voted “No Build” for the Loop 202, have been verified.
When you’re not finding the right gifts or stocking stuffers at the stores or online, it’s time to think outside the box. Take, for example, the Christmas Indian Art Market.
Several youth from the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) showed up in anti-Loop 202 T-shirts and masks to the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Public Policy meeting on Friday to show opposition for the meeting’s presenter.
Some members of the Gila River Indian Community will meet for a relay run and march to show solidarity in opposition against the Loop 202 Freeway this weekend.
These are a few of Chicky Winkleman’s favorite Hanukkah things: ironic, ugly sweaters adorned with Stars of David, his roommate’s Christmas tree and making latkes, alone in the afternoon.
The proposed Loop 202 extension through Ahwatukee Foothills or the Gila River Indian Community would have destructive impacts on the land and the people, according to speakers at “The Price of Progress,” a panel discussion at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Along a portion of State Route 87 — better known as Old Hunt Highway in the heart of the Gila River Indian reservation between Alma School and Dobson roads near Sacaton, Olberg Bridge reaches across desert that used to be a river.
Growing up, they had been told not to speak their language, but as young soldiers in a country at war, men like Charles Chibitty and Teddy Draper, Sr., found their words were their mightiest weapons.
Second Mesa • A road trip to the Four Corners region of the Southwest offers a window into Native American culture, from ruins older than any other man-made structure in the U.S., to glimpses of contemporary life amid the Navajo and Hopi.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Aerialist Nik Wallenda says he’s planning a tightrope walk near the Grand Canyon, but he won’t be wearing a safety harness like he used at Niagara Falls.
If weekend after weekend of beer festivals have left you hankering for an outing with a little more cultural value, head to the Chandler Indian Art Market.