White Mountain Apache

drought, Colorado River, Hualapai Tribe, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Colorado River Indian Tribes
Jan 6, 2023

Biden signs water bills benefiting 3 tribes in Arizona

President Joe Biden has approved three bills that will improve access to water for three tribes in Arizona amid an unrelenting drought.

Indigenous, Native American tribes, Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Dec 27, 2022

Law protects export of sacred Native American items from US

Federal penalties have increased under a newly signed law intended to protect the cultural patrimony of Native American tribes, immediately making some crimes a felony and doubling the prison time for anyone convicted of multiple offenses.

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Nov 21, 2022

Arizona students lobby as courts, Congress, fight over Oak Flat

A group of Arizona high school students and alumni in Washington last week lobbied for a bill that would block development of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat, land that is sacred to the San Carlos Apache.

tribes, water, White Mountain Apache, Hualapai, Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Colorado River, drought, water use, Lake Mead, Kelly, Sinema
Nov 17, 2022

After long fight, tribal water bills get primary OK; far from final

A trio of bills affecting water rights and infrastructure for Arizona tribes took a step closer to becoming law Wednesday, a move one official said his tribe has been waiting for since being forced onto the reservation.