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Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Rep. Haaland is President Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior

Apache Stronghold files appeal in fight over Oak Flat

A law firm with an undefeated record in the U.S. Supreme Court will be representing the group in the religious liberties case.

Federal judge issues order, not stopping mining effort at Oak Flat

By not granting the preliminary injunction, the land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and Resolution Copper will proceed.

Navajo Nation reports 35 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Nation President Jonathan Nez issues statement reminding people on the reservation of the mask mandate

Court rules against Apaches in bid to halt proposed mine

Tribes and environmental groups had argued to stop the transfer

Historic preservation council says mitigation commitments don't 'offset the destruction' of Oak Flat

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is looking for public comment.

Fort Yuma Quechan Tribal Council member dies after getting COVID-19

Claudette White was new to the council but had a legal history in tribal courts as a judge.

New District 7 state representative named

Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren was appointed the newest representative for District 7.

A conversation with law expert about Oak Flat and treaties

Law Professor Stacy Leeds discusses how a treaty from 1852 has bearing in the battle over Oak Flat.

Nearly 200 organizations ask Biden to save Oak Flat

A letter calls on the Biden Administration to stop the land transfer of the religious site to Resolution Copper, among other things.

Navajo Nation reports 98% of available COVID-19 vaccine doses administered

The Navajo Nation and other tribes will also soon split hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 relief.

Oak Flat: Opposing op-eds try to sway public opinion

While Resolution Copper brought up the positive economic impacts of a mine, the San Carlos Apache Tribe calls out desecration.

Federal court hears case for preliminary injunction at Oak Flat

The judge said he will decide if he's going to temporarily stop progress on the mine by Feb. 12.

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Second president of Navajo Nation dies after COVID-19 battle

Albert Hale, who also served on the Arizona Legislature, died Tuesday.

San Carlos Tribal members run to advocate for Oak Flat

The group is running from the religious site to Phoenix before a court hearing discussing the area's future.

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