RALLY TO PROTEST PROPOSITION 203
PHO2000101303 -13 OCTOBER 2000 - PHOENIX, ARIZONA: Jimmy Gould, a member of the Navajo Nation, wears a sign urging voters to vote against Proposition 203, during a march through Phoenix, Arizona, October 13, 2000. "Dooda" is the Navajo word for "no." The Navajo tribe is the largest Native American tribe in Arizona and has mobilized against Proposition 203, which is the most contentious ballot initiative on Arizona's November ballot. It would eliminate bilingual education in Arizona's public schools. The initiative is being funded by California businessman Ron Untz, who has funded similar initiatives in California. Several hundred Native American and Hispanic rights activists marched through Phoenix Friday to protest Proposition 203..cc/jk/Jack Kurtz UPI
Daylight Saving Time started at 2 a.m. Sunday, giving those who observe the time change an extra hour of daylight in the evenings.
An Arizona highway will be closed indefinitely because a 120-foot stretch has sunk nearly 4 feet, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.
Water shortages, caused by water pipes damaged by cold temperatures, have provoked emergency orders by Arizona's governor and the Navajo Nation's president.
A member of the Navajo Nation was on Capitol Hill Wednesday, reading aloud a 2010 defense bill containing an official U.S. apology to American Indians.
John Brown Jr., one of the original 29 Navajo code talkers who made a big impact during World War II, has died at the age of 87, the Navajo Nation said.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the Navajo Nation Monday in the latest defeat for the tribe as it tries to get more money for coal rights.
The Navajo Nation could play host to hundreds of windmills on its Arizona reservation near Flagstaff under a renewable energy plan.
New Mexico and Navajo officials Tuesday signed an historic settlement that resolves claims of the Navajo Nation to water from the San Juan River. Gov. Bill Richardson, Attorney General Patricia Madrid and Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley signed the pac
Navajo Code Talker Sam Billison, who died in Arizona this week a war hero, was also the voice of a GI Joe doll, the Albuquerque Journal reported Thursday.
The Mother Earth Blues Band, with guitarist Richard Anderson, has been playing raw, uncut blues since 1998 to become one of the Navajo Nation's top bands.