Native Americans

In this March 2018 photo, provided by The Buffalo Hunt LLC, amm Brewer, left, and Oglala Lakota Chief Ricky Gray Grass look over a dead buffalo following a traditional buffalo hunt on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. "The Buffalo Hunt," a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around Pine Ridge and instead focuses on traditions around the human condition. (Philip Di Fiore/Phillip O'Leary The Buffalo Hunt LLC via AP)
June 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "The Buffalo Hunt," a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota involving poverty and addiction and instead focus on traditions around the Native American tribe. Directed by Philip...
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In this March 2018 photo, provided by The Buffalo Hunt LLC, amm Brewer, left, and Oglala Lakota Chief Ricky Gray Grass look over a dead buffalo following a traditional buffalo hunt on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. "The Buffalo Hunt," a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around Pine Ridge and instead focuses on traditions around the human condition. (Philip Di Fiore/Phillip O'Leary The Buffalo Hunt LLC via AP)
June 07, 2019 - 4:00 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "The Buffalo Hunt," a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota involving poverty and addiction and instead focus on traditions around the Native American tribe. Directed by Philip...
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In this March 2018 photo, provided by The Buffalo Hunt LLC, amm Brewer, left, and Oglala Lakota Chief Ricky Gray Grass look over a dead buffalo following a traditional buffalo hunt on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. "The Buffalo Hunt," a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around Pine Ridge and instead focuses on traditions around the human condition. (Philip Di Fiore/Phillip O'Leary The Buffalo Hunt LLC via AP)
June 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary on the Oglala Lakota focuses on a tribal buffalo hunt to tell stories about traditions of the Native American people. "The Buffalo Hunt" seeks to avoid clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota that involve poverty and addiction...
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In this photo provided by the Navajo Nation, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, center, tours Chaco Culture National Historical Park about 95 miles northeast of Gallup, New Mexico, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico is at Bernhardt's right. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is on his left. (Jared Touchin/Navajo Nation via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 6:25 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A top official with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday the agency is open to Congress considering legislation limiting federal leases for oil and natural gas development near a national park in New Mexico held sacred by Native Americans. Michael Nedd, the...
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In this photo provided by the Navajo Nation, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, center, tours Chaco Culture National Historical Park about 95 miles northeast of Gallup, New Mexico, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico is at Bernhardt's right. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is on his left. (Jared Touchin/Navajo Nation via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 5:16 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A top official with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday the agency is open to Congress considering legislation limiting federal leases for oil and natural gas development near a national park in New Mexico held sacred by Native Americans. Michael Nedd, the...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:45 am
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — For nearly two centuries, the federal government has repeatedly assured a Native American tribe in North Dakota that it has rights to a reservation river and the issue stayed relatively quiet until oil companies figured out a way to drill under the waterway, which is now a man-...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:42 am
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a dispute over oil royalties. The federal government has repeatedly assured the Three Affiliated Tribes it has rights to a riverbed on the Fort Berthold...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, fle photo Democratic New Mexico state Sen. John Pinto talks about his career as a lawmaker on American Indian Day in the Legislature on in Santa Fe, N.M. Pinto joined the Senate in 1977 and is 92 years old. He was a Marine who trained as a Navajo code talker during World War II. His singing of the "Potato Song" is an annual Senate ritual. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File)
May 24, 2019 - 9:36 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94. Senate colleague Michael Padilla confirmed Pinto's death in Gallup on Friday after years of...
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In this photo taken Monday, May 13, 2019, a sign for Sonoita stands in the heart of southeastern Arizona where owners of wineries and other small tourism operations worry that the Rosemont Copper Mine proposed to be built in the nearby Santa Rita Mountains could harm their businesses with mining trucks rumbling down scenic state highway 83 that runs past the range. Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on the copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
May 19, 2019 - 2:34 pm
SONOITA, Ariz. (AP) — Scenic State Highway 83 gently curves through southeastern Arizona's wine country, past waves of blond grass dotted with orange-tipped ocotillo plants before the dark Santa Rita Mountains loom into view. The Milepost 44 pullout offers a panorama of the range in the Coronado...
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In this photo taken Monday, May 13, 2019, a sign for Sonoita stands in the heart of southeastern Arizona where owners of wineries and other small tourism operations worry that the Rosemont Copper Mine proposed to be built in the nearby Santa Rita Mountains could harm their businesses with mining trucks rumbling down scenic state highway 83 that runs past the range. Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on the copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
May 19, 2019 - 11:30 am
SONOITA, Ariz. (AP) — Scenic State Highway 83 gently curves through southeastern Arizona's wine country, past waves of blond grass dotted with orange-tipped ocotillo plants before the dark Santa Rita Mountains loom into view. The Milepost 44 pullout offers a panorama of the range in the Coronado...
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