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#NativeVote16 - Arizona voters will narrow primary field on Tuesday

Mark Trahant / TrahantReports

The Arizona primary election is Tuesday and there are all sorts of implications for Indian Country. At least six Native American candidates are on the ballot for offices ranging from Congress to the state legislature. 862 more words

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Karen Yellowtail, protector of her people and of justice. Coming soon.

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Judge puts subpoena of LDS Church president on hold

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has put a subpoena for testimony from LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson on hold while other issues in a series of sex abuse lawsuits against the church are decided. 224 more words

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Navajo Nation asks to jump into sex abuse lawsuits against the LDS Church

SALT LAKE CITY — The Navajo Nation is seeking to intervene in a series of sex abuse lawsuits filed against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, arguing to have the cases heard in its tribal courts. 244 more words

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Navajo sue the EPA over Gold King Mine spill

SALT LAKE CITY — On Aug. 5, 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup project went wrong, filling a river between Silverton and Durango, Colo. with a red-brown toxic mixture that flowed into important waters downstream. 241 more words

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Navajo Nation Sues Feds Over Massive 2015 Colorado Mine Spill

(AP) – Leaders of one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as their attorneys sued Tuesday, claiming negligence in the cleanup of a… 590 more words

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Navajo Nation sues EPA over toxic mine spill

FARMINGTON, New Mexico (CNN) — A year after 3 million gallons of heavy metal sludge from the shuttered Gold King Mine gushed into a tributary of the Animas River, the Navajo Nation is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for what it sees as negligence in cleaning up the disaster — serving up a potent election-year issue for Republicans against one of their favorite targets. 1,264 more words

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