PHILADELPHIA – Edward Manuel ticks off the issues - water shortages, federal approval of mining projects, allocation of scarce resources - all decisions made with what he thinks is insufficient input from the nation’s tribes.
WASHINGTON - Billie Jo Rich never imagined she would be telling anyone her story of surviving domestic violence - much less a room with hundreds of people.
As the battle over whether or not to rename the NFL football team rages on, Cronkite News wants input from Arizonans about the controversial mascot.
WASHINGTON - Critics of the Washington Redskins said Friday they will continue fighting to change "the slur name" of the team, despite a Washington Post poll that claimed 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the name.
WASHINGTON - Rape and domestic violence against Native women have reached "epidemic proportions," but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal women who may live in rural areas with little support and a bewildering legal system.
WASHINGTON - They come across the Arizona border in search of a better life, hundreds of them every year, leaving behind a native country where they no longer feel safe. India.
Four major professional sports teams. Four professional sports venues. Nine different names.
FLAGSTAFF -- A cheer went up in Macy’s European Coffeehouse and Bakery in this small mountain city on Tuesday morning as Bernie Sanders walked in with an entourage of media outlets and Secret Service agents.
As thousands of people lined up around the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday afternoon to hear presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak, they could hear the constant beat of drums outside.
AVONDALE – There weren’t more than a dozen people in attendance when Michael McDowell took the stage for his appearance in front of fans Sunday morning at Phoenix International Raceway. The VIP tent was filling up before the Good Sam 500, but McDowell knew it wasn’t for him. NASCAR stars Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and others were scheduled to appear within the hour.
TUCSON – Popular culture often depicts Native Americans as drunks and binge drinkers.
TUCSON – Learning a new language can be hard, especially when the language is as scarce and complicated as the Navajo language.