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Arizona tribes may get less voice in new congressional district

As the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent its second day adjusting lines on preliminary maps, Native American voters could find they have less say in who represents them in Arizona’s sprawling, northernmost congressional district.... Read more»

Proposed restrictions would make voting harder for Arizona’s tribal communities

Native American voters helped secure President Joe Biden’s narrow win in 2020, but Republican-backed proposals at the state legislature to restrict voting access could make the challenges tribal voters overcame last year even more daunting in 2022. ... Read more»

System could help tribal members past one voter registration hurdle

Advocates said a new policy that lets Arizona residents without traditional street addresses register to vote online is not perfect – but it’s a vast improvement over the old process.... Read more»

Az woman celebrates as appeals court denies 'Redskins' trademark

A federal judge Wednesday upheld a ruling by the Patent and Trademark Office to cancel registration of the Washington Redskins' trademark.... Read more»4

Az woman looks back after almost 10 years fighting Redskins’ name

Amanda Blackhorse said things have changed since a 2005 game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins, when she and other protesters faced fans’ verbal abuse for having the audacity to suggest that the teams’ names were racist. Today, Blackhorse has President Barack Obama on her side. ... Read more»

Salazar grilled over Resolution Copper bill

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Flagstaff, sought answers Wednesday from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar about his department's opposition to moving forward on the Resolution Copper land exchange.... Read more»

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Opponents vow to fight mining land swap

Government, tribal and environmental witnesses told a congressional committee Tuesday a controversial land-swap bill needs a lot of work before they will drop their resistance to it.... Read more»