Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

NPR Story on Cigarette Smoking Prevention Policies on Reservations

Here. Walking onto the gaming floor at the Twin Arrows Casino near Flagstaff, Ariz., is a sensory-rich experience, with winning bells and slot machine jingles a constant. But in addition to hearing the sounds of the gaming floor, visitors also … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Challenge to EPA Decision re Four Corners Power Plant at Navajo

Here is the opinion in WildEarth Guardians v. EPA. Briefs are here.

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Oral Argument Audio in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal

Here. Briefs are here.

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Navajo Nation Comments on DOJ’s Proposed Indian Policy

Here: 2014-04-04 NN ltr to DOJ re Indian policy The DOJ draft and call for comments are here: 2013-11 DOJ draft principles for working with tribes 2014-02-11 DOJ DTL ltr re DOJ Indian policy

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D.C. Circuit Rules against Navajo Trust Breach Claims in Uranium Mining Contamination Case

Here is the opinion in El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. United States: CADC Opinion Briefs are here.

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LA Times Article about the Sorry State of Navajo Veterans Housing Situation

Here.

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Law Students from Michigan on Alternative Spring Break at Navajo Nation

Michigan State University and University of Michigan law students coordinated an alternative spring break to Navajo Nation through the leadership of MSU Law student Tamera Begay and U of M Law student Hunter Cox. MSU students are working at Navajo … Continue reading

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New Mexico Appleseed Job Posting

New Mexico Appleseed STAFF ATTORNEY Albuquerque, New Mexico or Santa Fe, New Mexico Practice Areas:  Hunger, homelessness, community development, poverty law, Native American Job Description Reporting to Executive Director, the Staff Attorney is responsible for research, analysis, and writing for … Continue reading

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Adoption from a Native Perspective

Here. An excerpt: Leland Morrill was estranged from his Navajo lineage for twenty years. Today, as an author, advocate, and speaker, Morrill shares the unique perspective of how adoption is viewed by Native American family and culture, through the eyes … Continue reading

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NYTs: Church Rock, Navajo Village May Have to Move Because of Uranium Pollution

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