Tribal officials discuss importance of repatriation
TOPAWA – Joseph Joaquin sat beneath a mesquite tree at the base of Baboquivari Peak and gestured toward the mountain range and desert plants.
Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn’t met promise
WASHINGTON – Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes “stacked to the ceiling” that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native Americans, when one label caught his eye.
For museums, sifting decades of artifacts is painstaking, but vital
TUCSON - Suzanne Eckert leaned over the second-floor railing in the old Arizona State Museum building, now used for storage after the museum outgrew the space years ago.
Supreme Court grapples with same-sex marriage, as hundreds rally
WASHINGTON – Justices peppered both sides with questions Tuesday as the Supreme Court grappled with a case that could legalize same-sex marriage in every state, two years after overturning a federal ban on such unions.
Panel: Government needs better way of measuring border security
The Department of Homeland Security needs to find a better way to measure the success of border security policy or else spending on the issue is little more than "a shot in the dark," a panel of experts said Monday.