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.
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.
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.
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.