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  • Skabewis
    Tension continues in Hopi government
    by Skabewis
    Leaders issue charges of misuse of funds against each other

    By S.J. Wilson
    Kykotsmovi, Arizona (NFIC)

    A serious division in tribal government continues at the Hopi tribal offices. Soon after Hopi Tribal Chairman Benjamin Nuvamsa’s press conference in Flagstaff...
    01-10-2008, 01:16 PM
  • Skabewis
    Hopi lawmakers vote to suspend tribal chairman
    by Skabewis
    By Felicia Fonseca
    Flagstaff, Arizona (AP)

    Hopi lawmakers voted unanimously Sept. 22, to suspend tribal Chairman Ben Nuvamsa, but Nuvamsa contends the meeting was illegal and says he won’t recognize the council action.

    The vote comes a week after the council convened...
    10-01-2008, 12:22 PM
  • Skabewis
    Wanted Soboba tribal member arrested in chase
    by Skabewis
    San Jacinto, California (AP)

    A teen Soboba tribal member who had eluded capture after a stolen vehicle chase was armed and wearing a bulletproof vest when arrested at a San Jacinto home.

    Whitecloud Robert Trujillo was arrested Sept. 24 when they went to the residence to...
    10-03-2008, 01:11 PM
  • Skabewis
    Widow of tribal vice chairman to serve remainder of his term
    by Skabewis
    New Town, North Dakota (AP)

    The widow of Three Affiliated Tribes Vice Chairman Nathan Hale will serve out the remaining eight months of his term.

    Evelyn Hale is to be sworn in by the tribal Business Council. The council chose her for the post.
    04-05-2008, 11:02 AM
  • Skabewis
    Hopi Tribal Council disapproves drilling project
    by Skabewis
    Hopi lawmakers have rescinded their approval of a project to determine whether tribal land is suitable for carbon storage.

    The Tribal Council narrowly rejected the federally funded project last week that it had approved in July. The northern Arizona reservation was one of two areas in...
    09-23-2010, 05:04 PM



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