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Artefacto ceremonial Yaqui Maaso Koba a ser devuelto después de estar en museo sueco por 100 años

Después de casi dos décadas de procesos legales, el pueblo de los Río Yaqui pronto podrán recibir artefactos sagrados devuelta a casa. ... Read more»

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Ceremonial Yaqui artifact Maaso Koba being returned after 100 years in Swedish museum

A collection of Yaqui artifacts — including the sacred ceremonial deer head Maaso Koba — will be brought back across the world to its home in Mexico with the Rio Yaqui people, after being held by a Swedish museum for 100 years.... Read more»

Cleaning up Tucson's South Side water pollution part of Grijalva enviro bill

Local leaders in Southern Arizona came together Wednesday to throw their support behind the Environmental Justice for All Act, a congressional bill that aims to treat pollution in communities of color as a civil rights violation and create local funding for environmental cleanup. ... Read more»

Tribes file for restraining order to block Rosemont mine expansion in Santa Ritas

Rosemont Copper's move to expand its operations in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson faces a new challenge after the Tohono O'odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Hopi Tribe asked a federal court to block the company from grading the slopes and dumping fill material in dry washes. ... Read more»

Enviros argue Rosemont's push to mine to west side of Santa Ritas violates federal law

Led by Center for Biological Diversity, environmental groups filed a notice of intent—a prelude to a federal lawsuit—against Rosemont Copper, arguing the company violated federal law.... Read more»

Arizona tribal official calls on Congress to fund 'critical' water infrastructure

Pascua Yaqui Chairman Peter Yucupicio told a House subcommittee Tuesday that tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands and called for increased engagement by the Army Corps of Engineers with tribes.... Read more»

Pima County Supes adopt Native land acknowledgement for board meetings

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will open meetings with an acknowledgement of the "ancestral homelands" of the Tohono O'odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribe, after a 4-1 vote Tuesday. ... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui Tribe awarded grant to support domestic violence prosecution efforts

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women for more than $100,000 to prosecute non-Native offenders of domestic violence-related crimes committed within their community.... Read more»

Tribal influence over Arizona water growing

Because of the confluence of relatively recent water rights settlements and a looming shortage of Colorado River water, Native American tribes like the Tohono O’odham Nation and Gila River Indian Community will have growing influence in the water market. ... Read more»

Judge denies Pascua Yaqui Tribe's request to reinstate early voting site

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe will not get the early voting location it has been asking for since 2018, after a federal judge flatly denied the request he said would overburden an elections office “already stretched to its breaking point.”... Read more»

Yaqui sue Pima Recorder over early voting site on reservation

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe filed a federal lawsuit Monday to push Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez to open an early voting site on the reservation just outside Tucson.... Read more»

From showdown to stalemate, Pascua Yaqui voting site feud continues

What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui tribe, the Pima County Board of Supervisors and the county’s recorder has now turned into a stalemate. ... Read more»

Pascua Yaqui Tribe issues coronavirus curfew, 'Stay at Home' order

Residents of the Pascua Yaqui Reservation have been ordered to remain at home, with a nighttime curfew in effect and people only allowed out during the day to work in essential services, or for medical treatment, food or safety reasons.... Read more»

Judge tosses out Rosemont mine plan, blocks construction

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Forest Service "improperly evaluated and misapplied" federal law, leading to "an inherently flawed" approval of a long-controversial open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.... Read more»

After 11 years, activists & owners still digging into legal battle over Rosemont Mine

A proposal for a massive open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson will be back in court this month as opponents challenge permits for the project, the latest twist in the battle over the Rosemont Mine.... Read more»

After decades, tribal courts & police slowly regaining lost authority

Congress has only recently started to reverse the trend, but for most of the last 50 years tribal law enforcement had to refer any serious crime to federal or state law enforcement agencies with scant resources – and little interest, critics say – to investigate those crimes.... Read more»1

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